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Tip #98765

We’re reaching that pivotal point in the semester when both students and faculty collectively begin to give up. Grades start to drop, lectures end early, and everyone deep down prays that Thanksgiving break comes just a little bit faster. Remember to take things one day at a time and don’t rush through your work. Alternatively, sleep until Thanksgiving, then sleep some more. I won’t stop you.

Tip #87654

Deciding what skills you should list at the top of your LinkedIn profile? Studies show that it’s always a good idea to demonstrate to your co-workers that you are capable of withstanding a tremendous amount of pain.

Tip #76543

Having trouble reaching the high page count for your research paper? Think that it’s impossible to reach the lofty expectations that your professor has set for you? It’s time for you to start thinking outside of the box. Start by increasing the size of your periods to a 24-point font. Narrow your margins by a few tenths of an inch. Add a bibliography, even if your essay doesn’t call for one. Never underestimate the power of formatting tricks.

Tip #65432

It’s November, and you know what that means. That’s right. It’s time to start hauling out the holly and playing the best of Michael Bublé for 24 hours straight. Sure, you may get looks from your hallmates who still want to celebrate Thanksgiving and professors who are confused that you came in wearing a Santa beard and delivered your homework assignments gift-wrapped with a bow, but they’ll come around eventually.

Tip #54321

Never be afraid to admit when you’re lost. In the eternal words of Michael Gary Scott, “I knew exactly what to do. But in a much more real sense, I had no idea what to do.”

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