When the lecturer pairs you with people you don’t talk to
It stings more if two or more of your friends are in the same group.
When the group leader starts collecting phone numbers
You know what is coming; endless calls and texts.
When you get the “you’ve been added to a group” WhatsApp notification
It’s happening. You flirt with the “report as spam” and “leave group” ideas, but your grades.
When you see other groups working their asses off, but your group is still figuring out the best direction
You’ve had only one brief meeting, actually. Well, that sounds like the group leader’s problem.
When the group leader schedule a meeting for the weekend
Like don’t you have a life?
When you realise that you have to cough more money than you’d planned
You are not expecting money from home until the end of the month. Hello, brokeness. Well played, universe.
When it’s almost deadline and your group is nowhere close to being done
You couldn’t care less until you remember where your CGPA stands. Or maybe it wouldn’t be much problem; you only need to get 60 out of 70 in the exam now. Leemao.
When someone you didn’t see at any of the meetings show up for the presentation
Oh wait, a few extra bucks meant you wouldn’t have dealt with any of this? Who knew?