Scholars embarking on their scholarships

Here we are again - after a few weeks of battling the tasks imposed by finals. My friends had warned me before: “Whaaaat, you have taken 15 credits (of courses this semester), you will collapse during finals” [”waaaaa ni xiule 15 xuefen, ni qimo yiding hui bengkui 哇~~你修了15學分,你期末一定會崩潰”.] Apart from the very interesting usage of that last word - bengkui ‘collapse’, which seemed to be used for ‘the realm/our land collapses’ (tianxia 天下) or ‘the emperor dies’ (e.