For bright young students all over the world, the transition from high school to college is one of the most important (and stressful) times in a young adult’s life. Overwhelmed with misconceptions, stereotypes and stories from friends, freshman enter the world of college with an often incorrect idea about what the next four years of their life will look like. From the eyes of a real-life freshman, here’s how it really goes down…
8. Move-In Day
Hooray, it’s time to move in! There are so many new people to meet and new things to do! After your parents say good-bye, you realize that your new independence comes with the ability to stay out as late as you want, have ice cream for dinner, and start living the wild college adventure you’ve always dreamed of!
7. First Day of Class
Your first day of classes comes with a blaring wake-up call. As you become overwhelmed with syllabus after syllabus, you start to wonder why this particular aspect of college was never really mentioned in the movies.