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10 Signs You Need a Study Break

#Finalszn is upon us. You’re about to enter into a time of chaos, and you know exactly what it’s going to look like. For many of you, you might even have a physical reaction to upcoming finals—increased blood pressure, sleepless nights. You think to yourself, “It’s just 7-10 days. I can do anything for 7-10 days. It’ll all be over after that.” You’re wrong. You can’t do anything, especially finals, for 7-10 days and make it through unscathed. Whether you realize it or not, you’re going to need a break.

Maybe you’re thinking to yourself, “She doesn’t know me. I can totally handle this.” You can’t. You might be in denial for a while, but finals will hit you, and they will hit you hard. So, here are ten signs that you need a study break:

1. You haven’t showered in several days.

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2. You can’t remember the last time you slept for more than three hours.

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3. You have been sitting in the exact same spot for eight or more hours.

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4. You’re averaging at least five cups of coffee a day.

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5. It feels as if your eyeballs are being stabbed by 1,000 tiny swords.

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6. You have a sudden urge to clean everything.

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7. You’ve cried more in one week than in the entire last year.

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8. Your wardrobe now only consists of sweats.

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9. You’ve calculated the lowest grades you can get to pass your classes.

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10. God rested on the seventh day, so you need to rest. It’s a command.

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You’re probably guilty of at least three of these. Don’t let finals get the best of you. When you start experiencing these, TAKE A BREAK. But don’t just take any break. Take a break with us. Go ahead and put it in your schedule.

  • When: December 2, 2018 5:00-6:30 pm (before MH College Live)
  • Where: Clifton Rd. Campus, 3815 Clifton Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

There will be cookies, coffee, popcorn, cornhole, and live-streamed football. Ugly Christmas sweaters are highly encouraged. Put down your books, and take a break. We’ll see you there!

-Greta Griswold (College Team)