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    16 Problems Only A Grad Student Can Understand

    Free time...? What's that?

    1. When the only breakfast you have time for is a frozen waffle on the way out the door...

    2. When it's not even mid semester and you've had a writing assignment due every single day for the past two weeks...

    3. When coffee is the only thing keeping you functional...

    4. When all of your friends with normal lives are going out on a Friday but you're at home studying...

    5. And let's be real...when you do go out, the hangovers in grad school are relentless...

    6. When you barely have enough time to make it to the grocery store...

    7. And somehow your fridge is always still empty...

    8. When you haven't exercised in so long you forget how it works...

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    9. When there's not a chance in hell you're going to finish all of the assigned readings...

    10. When you look at your student loans and start to put it into perspective...

    11. And then you realize how broke you actually are...

    12. When you start questioning every single reason you decided to attend grad school in the first place...

    13. When the state of your desktop directly correlates to your stress level...

    14. And the farther into the semester you get, the sadder your meals become...

    15. When you haven't slept in three days...and everyone can tell...

    16. But there's only one thing on your mind. GRADUATE.