Stages of finals week

The semester’s almost over, which means counting down days until winter break, traveling, Christmas and… finals. So grab the books and coffee. It’s finally finals week.


Less than a week until finals

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You get motivated to study

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And end up feeling sorta… dead

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But after wasting countless hours doing nothing


And scrolling through PowerSchool

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You get a little stressed

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… okay maybe more than a little

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YOU ACTUALLY START TO STUDY (any time, any place, any function)

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Sacrificing sleep 

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But you end up doing it anyways

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And end up being late the next morning

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When your friends say they put down a different answer for the last question

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But after the final final

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Author: Kristi Yang

Kristi Yang is a senior in her seventh year at SAS and is a third-year reporter for The Eye. She was born in New York but raised in New Jersey, Beijing, and Singapore—where she currently resides. Despite having lived in Asia for the past nine years, and in Singapore for the past seven, she still considers New Jersey to be home. You can find her running late to class (from Starbucks), leading painless workouts at House of Pain, or loitering around the media lab in the wee hours of the night (just ask campus security). She can be contacted at

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