There's no doubt about it — exams are the pits. Being stuck in the library for hours, bored out of your mind is the absolute worst. Oh, and trying to get motivated to study instead of Facebooking? Forget about it. As much as you want to skip studying and play Call of Duty instead, you've got to snap out of it and hit the books. If the pressure of crunch time isn't keeping you focused or getting you excited about philosophy or molecular biology, then check out these seven great movie quotes to get you through exams.
Just think, you'll be saying "Show me the money" as soon as you're done with exams and start looking for jobs. In the meantime, check out this hilarious clip and dance around like Cuba Gooding Jr. to get motivated about studying.
Think you bombed that chemistry exam? Worried about what Mom and Dad will think? Don't fret; just follow the advice of the ever-so-wise Bluto from Animal House, who tells his fraternity brother, Flounder, to "start drinking heavily" after they wreck his brother's car. Of course, you should probably wait to start drinking heavily until after all of your finals are over.
The incredibly wise Yoda can teach us all a lesson or two about doing our best to succeed, especially when it comes to exams! Just like Yoda tells Luke Skywalker to either do something right or don't do it at all, you should either study hard for your exams or not even bother if you're only going to "try."
If you're preparing a speech or presentation and you're afraid of looking dumb in front of the class, watch this hilarious Billy Madison clip and you'll feel 100 times better. No matter how nervous or unprepared you are, you'll never have to worry about receiving an outrageous insult like this from your professor.
Children of the '90s know and love The Sandlot dearly. Just the thought of the movie can make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, but it's the wise words of Babe Ruth that make it even more awesome. So when you're stuck in the library studying and wondering if you'll ever make it in the history textbooks, remember what "The Great Bambino" said about heroes and legends and following your heart, kid.
Feeling stupid because you can't remember the rules of exponents or who won World War I? Well, Forrest Gump would tell you, "Stupid is as stupid does." This Southern saying means that no matter how stupid you or others think you are, your actions are the only thing that really matters. So, if you don't study for your exams, but still expect to get all A's, you might be, well, stupid.
Take it from wiseguy Ferris Bueller; he knows a thing or two about living life to the fullest. OK, so you might not be able to play hooky or get out of taking your exams, but as soon as you're done with the grind of finals, get outside, dine at an upscale restaurant, go to a baseball game, jump on a parade float, and just have fun, the Bueller way.