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Finals week, as told by Game of Thrones

by Cami Buckman, Staff Writer

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Spring is in the air, and so are finals. *cue the sobbing sound effects* The end of the school year is a reminder of how close summer break is, but for some students, the end of the school year means a new season of the hit show Game of Thrones. While the mystical regions in Westeros may be battling each other with fire and ice, college students everywhere are battling finals with naps and coffee.

  1. You’ve studied and studied all semester for various quizzes and midterms. Let’s be honest, after studying all night for a chapter quiz, it’s inevitable that you’ll forget basically all of that information in a day. So when the professor says the final is cumulative, you can’t help but:

  2. However, you act a bit differently when the final is curved:

  3. Now’s the time for a helpful group study sesh with your pals, and the more people the merrier right? Wrong. When your study partner isn’t the best note taker, and it’s clear that they haven’t opened a text book in years, sometimes it’s easier to study solo:

  4. But then again, studying with a know-it-all is equally miserable. There’s always that friend who insists on proving that they’re smarter than you:

  5. It’s 4 a.m., and you finally finished writing that 20-page research paper. With the early morning fog rolling in and the unidentifiable shadows following you, calling the escort service definitely sounds like a good idea:

  6. There’s a reason for your self-inflicted misery, and when you’re determined to get an A in the class, no one can stop you:

  7. Time for another coffee break:

  8. After staring at a computer screen for twelve hours, it’s hard not to share John Snow’s blank expression:

  9. Whether you’re confident that you’re going to fail, or confident that you’re going to ace the final, you just want it to be over with. Scantron in one hand, pencil in the other, it’s time:

  10. You can’t always get what you want. So, when you fail a test you studied for:

  11. But as long as you get a passing grade in the class, you’re fine with a mediocre score on the final exam:

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