With exactly 27 more days until Graduation for most of my students, they're really under the gun now for a strong push to get their stuff up to snuff. Some are obviously more ready and confident than others but graduate they must.
Not only is it a strain on them but it's all we instructors can do keep them focused as we also have deadlines galore to deal with. We're freaking out just as much! As of now I'm under the gun to produce a smattering of WalMart commercials, a handful of Dodge web frames, a running strip for Daimler, a logo for an insurance firm, movie bids, and keep track of all of the other proposals for projects I've got out there in the real world.
On top of the in-class tension, some of us also have committees to serve on and subtle little things that we need to follow up on in order to make classes go smoothly. It's a tense time indeed but somehow we all will manage. Just keep the Mountain Dew on tap and a smile on my face through it all.