Finals week. The week that comes around twice a year when students post cliché Instagrams of Starbucks, textbooks, and laptops with the tags “#studygrind #library #adderall” attached. When those who have never stepped foot in the library set up camp for hours each day mindlessly staring at the half-assed notes they tried to take all year. Everyone has their own studying methods, but there is an easy way to classify yourself as one of two types.
Quantity studiers are the ones that leave their room at 9 a.m. and come back at midnight. This group makes up the majority of the people you see who have made the library their home for the week. Their diets consist of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Red Bull, and Jimmy Johns. Often you’ll hear quantity studiers “bragging” about how much time they spent in the library “studying”.…Read More