The barrage comes right away:
The song of your people:
Trying to have a school-life balance:
There's never enough time:
The assignments just keep piling up:
Your December is basically hell:
You're just trying not to feel dumb:
Grad school can sometimes be a maze...
Which is why keeping checklists is essential:
As are certain products:
That permanent test of willpower:
Knowing you're up to the challenge:
Sometimes with a little help:
Then late-night confusion hits:
And turning in assignments feels like:
The toll on your body:
And you've forgotten how to socialize.
Because you're watching your non–grad school friends like:
And going out is a rarity:
Because you're always so tired:
But at the end of the day, you know why you're here.