For fun: things your college admissions people never told you

StephBee

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Ya know, here we are embarking on the hugely important important years of our lives. Undergrad is over but it's always fun to look back....

I'm stealing this from one of my facebook groups: add your own!

Quarters are like gold.
Two meals a day is standard.
Road trip whenever possible.
Going to the mailbox was never an ego booster/breaker before.
You will begin to nap again.
Your bookstore bill will almost equal tuition.
Squirt guns = stress relief.
E-mail becomes your second language.
College students throw paper airplanes too.
You never realized so many people were smarter than you.
Western Europe could be wiped out by a horrible plague and youd never know, but you can recite last weeks rerun of Seinfeld verbatim.
You will never rent more movies in your life.
No one is too old for video games.
The health service nurses are there because they couldnt make it in a real hospital. Never, ever forget that!
Care packages are right up there with birthdays.
Campus is only clean for family weekend and freshman orientation.
It never sucked so much to get sick.
Nothing you want to register for will be open.
Beware of the freshman 15.
Be creative in the dining hall.
Classes: the later the better.
You are no longer thankful that fire alarms are here to protect you.
Disney movies are more than just classics.
Asleep by 2:30 AM is an early night.
Cereal makes a meal any time of the day.
New additions to food groups: Jolt Cola, Ramen, and Pizza.
ATMs are the devils advocate.
Duct tape heals all wounds.
Pro Wrestling is suddenly cool again.
Keys have never been so important, yet you seem to lose them even more.
Showers become less important, sleep becomes more important.
You will eat anywhere that is a buffet.
You realize college is the ideal lifestyle, except for those pesky
classes.
Procrastination is an art form.
Jeans may be worn as many times as the wearer desires.
The only time to dress up is when all your jeans are dirty.
Youll eat anything if its free.
College football is the coolest thing on the planet.
Cartoons are for all ages, especially Scooby Doo.
No matter how hard you try . . . You are never alone
A cancelled class is almost better than christmas.
-just because you have no bowl doesn't mean you can't make one out of a paper plate
-flip flops and padded bras double as tree ornaments in the quad
-flying kites is not just for 7 year olds
-you will need an air freshener, even if you have never bought one before
-caffeine addiction is a given

-Suddenly cheap beer becomes the beer of choice and taste no longer matters
-You realize how awesome taking a shower is without flip flops.
-don't forget that strangling your roommate is now your number 1 priority
-you can never have enough snacks or money

"The actual grade on your test doesn't matter, as long as it is within the average class grade" "Studying the material is not as important as figuring out the professor" "Drunk Diving is not okay, drunk wandering PERFECTLY accpetable"
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Low-fat Wheat Thins and Easy Mac become your standard lunch.

Also, the "low-fat" part totally still counts if you eat the entire box.

Be prepared to make very good friends with the local ant populations, come October. There is nothing you can do to get rid of them. Absolutely nothing. They survive off of your despair and tears, and breed in the presence of coffee.

For "energy saving" purposes, the heat will be shut off when everyone is asleep. The college is under the impression that students go to sleep at nine.
 

jadealer

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If you find the girl who takes the best notes in your 8 AM class, just photocopy her notes a week before the exam thus you only have to wake up early once every 4-6 weeks. AND photocopying saves you the energy of pesky hand copying.
 
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You guys didn't go to a state school did you?

I loved my school, but dang, the majority of people were dumb.
hahaa maybe not dumb but u were at the top so didnt feel overwhelmed by the number of "smarter" people.
 

ILikeDrugs

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The $140 10th edition of a textbook is the same as the $5 1st edition of a textbook. The only things that are different are the clothes and hairstyles of the people in the newer pictures.
 
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hahaa maybe not dumb but u were at the top so didnt feel overwhelmed by the number of "smarter" people.
More accurate statement. I was just having fun.

Most people were pretty bright or had other redeeming qualities that would make them successful.

But there are some people. Anyone who went to a state school knows those kids.
 
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More accurate statement. I was just having fun.

Most people were pretty bright or had other redeeming qualities that would make them successful.

But there are some people. Anyone who went to a state school knows those kids.
Agree.... I wonder if there will be any of those in med skul
 

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To-Go buffet lunches and dinners should last you 2 meals.

Ultimate Frisbee is the #1 sport.

Pokemon is back in style.
 

CoolWhipp

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These are so true. :laugh:



Caffeine is so overrated. I've been perfectly fine without it.
I beg to differ, I'm a complete moron without a caffeine fix every morning. I once asked for a spoon after ordering coffee at Starbucks. When asked why I needed a spoon in front of a long line of customers, I barely mustered up some inaudible ramblings and felt angry that I would be questioned. I realized, only after drinking my venti americano, that I must have looked real stupid.

I do drink 4 cups a day, though.
 

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Always use condoms.
Always keep the beer refrigerated.
Make sure your roommates aren't there before you bring a girl back home <---rather awkward to have them walk in you when your fcking.
 

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It's OK if even the walls are sweating in the basement of a house party.

Your ability to round up girls to go to a party with within the first week of college will establish your social life for the year.

Most advisors have NO IDEA what they are doing.
 

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It's OK if even the walls are sweating in the basement of a house party.

Your ability to round up girls to go to a party with within the first week of college will establish your social life for the year.

Most advisors have NO IDEA what they are doing.
100x

Become your own advisor, and quick
 

gettheleadout

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100x

Become your own advisor, and quick
Other pre-med I was talking to today: "Dude, the advisors know more than anyone, how can you doubt them?"

Me:*Facepalm*