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What Finals Week Is Like, As Told By The Movie "Cast Away"

Because what describes this forsaken part of the semester better than a movie about being thrown into an ocean, onto an island and abandoned by society?

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You haven’t showered all week. So your risky fashion attempts increase directly with each passing day.

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When you calculate the minimum you need to score on your final to get an A in the class and its a 750 percent.

Why does the actual exam never look like the practice exam?
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Why does the actual exam never look like the practice exam?

One positive is that your parents might feel bad for you and send you a care package.

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And one foreseeable con are the imminent group projects.

Don't like my writing? How about you be the damn scribe?!
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Don't like my writing? How about you be the damn scribe?!

Not to mention it's been 12 days since you last went out. But who's counting?

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You've learned to keep your phone and laptop chargers on you at all times.

Now it's just about securing a spot by an outlet.
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Now it's just about securing a spot by an outlet.

When you finally get a practice problem right:

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When you run out of clean dishes:

These will cut pizza right?

When you reach for the snooze button:

I'm just trying to keep my dreams alive.
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I'm just trying to keep my dreams alive.

When you finally get out of bed but you're the last one to the library:

Where do all these people even come from?
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Where do all these people even come from?

When you finally sit down and outline all the information your exam will cover:

Metaphorical drowning has never felt so real.
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Metaphorical drowning has never felt so real.

So you start by organizing and lining up all the major study topics & things aren't looking that bad.

...wait these are sticks.I've literally been arranging sticks for the past 3 hours.Where are those damn ice skates…I need a slice of pizza after this.
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...wait these are sticks.

I've literally been arranging sticks for the past 3 hours.

Where are those damn ice skates…I need a slice of pizza after this.

You check your exam schedule and realize 3 of them are on the same day.

This is my personal hell.
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This is my personal hell.

When you wake up from post-studying nap and have no idea where you are:

What century is this?
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What century is this?

When it's finally time for the test & your professor interrupts everyone in the middle of the exam to correct a miswritten question:

Did you even read this over before deciding to print 300 copies?...and I'm the one who's "unprepared."
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Did you even read this over before deciding to print 300 copies?

...and I'm the one who's "unprepared."

When you already answered that question and didn’t notice anything was wrong:

Well sh*t.
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Well sh*t.

But don't worry, you're prepared to just ride the curve.

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