I don't want to alarm anyone, but summer is almost over. I know, I know. It makes me sad too.
With just over a month left until college starts back, people are scrambling to make the most of their last few weeks before you're back to cold lecture halls and puffy jackets. If you're like me, then you're feeling the end of summer blues and are no doubt going through these 7 stages:
1. The "I need to book another holiday" stage
Whether you went on none or went on five, the wanderlust is increased exponentially once you know you'll be back to normality in just a few weeks.
2. The "I should binge as much as I can" stage
Before you know it, you'll be back to assignments and tutorials and deadlines, so you should make the most of your free time as possible. Game of Thrones, anyone?
3. The "I do not have enough money" stage
How are you supposed to afford Fresher's Week on the measly amount in your bank account? You get the sudden urge to take as many shifts as possible before the summer ends to make sure you're flush with cash for those nights at the SU.
4. The "I love stationary shopping" stage
If you're going to go back to college, you're going to go back in style. Last year's Post-It notes just won't cut it, so you head to Tiger to stock up on some stationary to make the pain of going back that little easier.
5. The "I'll miss Mam's dinners" stage
Ah, fully cooked meals. Hot meals. Best eat as much as you can before you head back to campus for pasta - every night.
6. The "I do miss the craic" stage
Summer is great and everything, but every now and then you get a pang for the craic at college.
7. The "I need to get out of this house" stage
You love your family, but three or four months of them is more than enough. Back to campus you go!
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