Whether you’re feeling confident because you think that the last week of the semester can’t be that bad to that moment when you're plunging into the depths of despair, nothing gets you through the end of semester stress like finals week memes. Random references go hand-in-hand with being able perfectly describe that feeling when just about anything goes down while studying for those huge exams. If you’re in the grips of panic because you have only one more night to study, are frantically calculating what you need to get to pass, procrastinating even when you really don’t want to, or pulling all-nighters just to cram everything in—yep, as they say, there’s a meme for that.
With huge research papers and a ton of stuff to memorize on the horizon, your stressed-out self could use a little levity in the situation. What better way to lighten up the tension as the clock runs out and the amount you have to study only grows than by looking at a few memes that completely sum up what you’re going through? Although it may not change your circumstances, at the very least laughing about it will distract you for a moment before having to plunge back in. So, without further ado, let these memes help you make it through that last, hellish week before you're rewarded with some time at home.
2When YouCan't Seem To Memorize Anything
Such a great throwback reference to the memory-eraser. And too true.
12When You Realize You Should Take Finals Seriously
It's that moment when it's no longer just a faraway dream, but an actual reality.
13When You're Down To the Wire On A Final Question
Didn't you have an hour left the last time you looked at the clock?
17When It Finally Hits You That Finals Week Is Here
Wasn't it Thanksgiving a minute ago? What just happened?
22When You Walk Out of Your Last Exam
And you can sigh, cry, or laugh in relief.
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