If you need a little confidence boost in this tough midterm season, Barnard offers a mantra that can’t be repeated enough: “don’t forget you are beautiful!” This banner in a Sulzberger Hall elevator wants you to know that even though you haven’t showered in a week, you’re wearing the sweatshirt you found on the floor of your chem lab, and you’re foaming at the mouth, you look good while you’re doing it.

Of course, it all depends on where you get your inspiration from. More photos from Dorm Detective Julia Mix Barrington after the jump, if you’re holed up in a library and can’t make it there yourself.