The 12 Stages of Taking a Final Exam

The most dreaded part of the semester? Final exams. They’re long, they’re exhausting, and they’re tough – but take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone. We all understand the stages of taking a final exam. In fact, we’ve even highlighted it below with the help of some gifs.

Keep scrolling and get ready to say, “Yep, that’s me.”

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1. Celebrating the last day of classes.

Winter break is within reach! Oh yea!

 

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2. Starting your study sessions off optimistically.

It’s just one week. You got this.

 

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3. Beginning to realize you might’ve forgotten an entire chapter.

“Was I supposed to know this??”

 

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4. Turning to food for comfort.

Food doesn’t ask tough questions. Food understands.

 

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5. Attempting to give up.

C’s get degrees, right?

 

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6. Accepting that you can’t give up or you’ll fail.

On second thought, maybe you’d better study a bit longer.

 

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7. Wondering why you don’t know anything.

Was this even on the PowerPoint?!

 

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8. Trying to remember when you last slept.

Sleep is for the weak.

 

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9. Losing track of just how much coffee you’ve consumed.

Another cup? Another cup.

 

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10. Realizing that you DO know more than you give yourself credit for.

Pshh, this isn’t so bad after all.

 

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11. Remembering that ONE answer as soon as you leave the exam.

You win some, you lose some.

 

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12. Accepting and rejoicing that it’s finally over. 

And just like that, winter break is here!

 

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Hang in there! Final exams are rough, but they’ll be over before you know it.

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  1. Cindy says:

    3, 6, 7, 8, and 11 resonated with me big time!!! I was cracking up!! “Was that even on the power point?” (that is gonna be me) This actually made me feel better. I’ve been freaking out all day!!

  2. Tanya says:

    Tooooooo funny

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