Top 10 (or so) signs the semester is coming to an end.

  • The thought of handing in your final grades of the semester excites you more than the thought of having sex.
  • You now know the names of 3 students.
  • You keep talking about your plans for summer vacation…during your lecture.
  • You start getting emails from the student(s) who haven’t done anything all semester asking, “is there a make-up assignment I can do?”.
  • The college shredding service’s phone number is on your speed dial.
  • Late assignments are scattered on your office floor from the students who slid them under the door crack at 11pm the night before.
  • You’re spending all of your office time hours deleting your inbox.
  • The number one question your students ask you is “What’s on the exam?”
  • Your class attendance has suddenly increased by 50%.
  • Your voice mail is full of messages from parents asking, “Is he/she going to pass…can you call back ASAP to discuss?!”
  • You start to realize that you have a ‘spring in your step’ as you walk down the hall.

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