March 21 - April 19

Let this be your first warning that finals are near. Take this week to collect yourself so you can finish strong come next Monday.

Apr. 20 - May 20

Whatever you do, don’t eat any of your mom’s food when you go home for Thanksgiving. Doing so will cause the remainder of your semester’s dining experiences to be rather unpleasant.

May 21 - June 21

Say it with me: This semester is almost over, this semester is almost over, this semester is almost over.

June 22 - July 22

Pause for a few minutes this week to think of all the good things that your professors have brought into your life. Then go back to cursing their existence.

July 23 - Aug. 22

For the past week, you have been living in a fantasy world in which deadlines and responsibilities do not exist. Enjoy this magical land while you can, but be prepared to face reality.

Aug. 23 - Sept. 22

As a Carnegie Mellon student, you are a beast when it comes to Black Friday shopping. Not only are you able to stay up till the wee hours of the morning, but you are also able to deal with high levels of buyer’s remorse.

Sept. 23 - Oct. 22

This will be your first time back home in what feels like ages. Don’t be surprised when you find that the world you left behind has changed dramatically. You never know, though: the change may be a good thing.

Oct. 23 - Nov. 21

What are you waiting for? Turn in your graduate school applications already!

Nov. 22 - Dec. 21

Spoil yourself this week. Indulge in all the things you don’t allow yourself to do normally and feel no qualms about it. Those who criticize are just jealous.

Dec. 22 - Jan. 19

Something good is coming your way. I can feel it. Or rather, I deeply wish this to be true for you.

Jan. 20 - Feb. 18

It’s never too early for Christmas music. So while everyone else is focused on Tom Turkey, you should be gearing up to play lots of great Christmas music. Remember, nothing makes studying better than “Jingle Bells”

Feb. 19 - March 20

There are so many things to be thankful for, but right now it seems rather difficult to see the good in your life. Things may be hard right now, but you’ll get through it. You will be okay.