13 Pictures That Describe College Too Well

13 Pictures That Describe College Too Well

Warning: most of these involve food.

What the heckie! I’m a sophmore in college and things are just exciting. I’m on that new year, new me sh*t and I’m loving it! I’m going to try to eat healthier and get more rest, but we all know how that goes… I’ll be eating pizza multiple times a week before the semester is over.

1. The college improviser or master mind?

You get a lot of free sh*t in college so you might as well use it.

2. The “I’m not trying to drunk cry tonight”

When you’re telling a story and it starts to sound really sad and depressing, but you’re not trying to bring your new homies down.

3. Weather always trying to rain on your parade

Mother Nature, please. All your girl is trying to do is walk home from the library.

4. Tra$h Girl

I mean my GPA is about to be in the dumpster, but I’m still rockin’ and rollin’.

5. Dorm room pizza is the best pizza

Four out of five of the freakin’ squad and pizza, what more could you ask for?

6. Mini Wheats are the best late night snack

Just kissed a boy you didn’t even like that much? Your BFF and Mini Wheats will make everything swell again.

7. Brunch always

Enough said, plus you cannot go wrong with the college crew neck.

8. You procrastinated again

It’s 8 PM and you’re going to be in the library until 2 AM so brace yourself because it is all your own fault. Your mom told you, but your a** never listens.

9. The library is your second home

This goes along with number eight, but it turns out you actually love the library more than anything.

10. Everything gets better and if it doesn’t let’s just make the best of it

If all else fails, it’s almost Thursday.

11. Friendssss

Everything’s better with your gals by your side.


Nap in the library, nap on the bus or nap for 15 minutes between classes. There’s no shame in the nap game.

13. When things get rough, have a Poptart because college really is the best

There’s not much a toasty pop can’t fix.


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Spring break is three weeks away and I am already counting down the days. Why didn't anyone warn me that Sophomore year is so stressful? Don't get me wrong, I am extremely thankful to be given the opportunity to further my education. However, sometimes I just have to put my feelings first, and admit that I feel overwhelmed by my college workload.

Before any adults say “college is easy, you just need to apply your time” I do apply my time! This semester I am taking 18 credits, writing for the Odyssey, and active in two on-campus clubs. For those who are in the same predicament and balance a full/part-time job, I salute you. Recently, on Twitter, I came across a tweet stating “College isn't hard, the work just piles up on you” and related to that completely. I feel teachers should give homework because it gives clarity and practice in concepts that were not understood in class. But homework such as 40 multiple choice questions in macroeconomics, 40 multiple choice questions in accounting, 145 pages to read in fashion, a two page in essay in business writing, 45 pages to read plus a discussion question in international marketing, and 16 short answer questions in organizational behavior per week is excessive! Especially if you are not naturally gifted, so you have to take time outside of class to review lessons. And guess what? Somewhere in between all that work, I have to find time to eat, exercise, socialize, sleep, and apply for summer internships. On top of that, when you suffer from anxiety, managing symptoms is a full-time job in itself.

Its hard when you want to be successful but the process of achieving success requires you climb up a narrow mountain with a broken arm with 20/70 vision.

Or requires you to be this guy.

Nevertheless, When I feel defeated (which is often) I refer to my motivational quotes which states “Build your own dreams, or someone will hire you to build theirs” and “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty” to get me through. College is definitely a never-ending cycle of headaches, but I’m confident that I’ll eventually enjoy the fruits of my labor. Therefore, cheers to 2 ½ more months in the semester.

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10 Reasons Villanova University Should Be At The Top Of Your List

Are you even surprised that Campus Corner is on this list?

I knew I loved Villanova University from the first time I stepped on campus. This was back in my junior year of high school. The following two years I adamantly followed Villanova in the hopes that I would end up there. Everything about this school was desirable.

It just seemed like a happy, lively, and loving place. When I was accepted in my senior year, I was ecstatic. This was the place I had dreamed of being, and now my dream was coming true. Now that I am here, I get to love all the things I had previously admired from afar, plus everything I have gotten to experience since getting here.

1. It’s gorgeous campus

From the Oreo to the cherry trees lining the entrance of the St. Thomas of Villanova Church, wherever you go on campus. I know when I was looking at schools, I would always notice the cohesiveness of the buildings around campus.

2. The Spit/Cova

Some people love the Spit and some people hate it, but regardless, upperclassmen will tell you to cherish it while you still have it. In addition, Cova is the best dining hall on campus in my opinion, no contest.

3. Its proximity to Philly

Philly is an amazing city and it’s a mere 30-minute train ride away.

4. Tailgates

If you think your college’s tailgates are impressive, you’ve never been to a Villanova one. You haven’t lived until you’ve partied in the Wells Fargo parking lot for hours while the temperature is in the teens.

5. The small classes

And while this does mean that your professor knows when you skip, this also means that they have a better opportunity of getting to know you on a more personal level.

6. Basketball

Basketball brings Villanova together in the best way possible.

7. Jay Wright

I shouldn’t even have to explain this one.

8. Greek life

Greek life is by no means the be-all end-all of social life at Villanova, and I think that’s what makes it so great. It’s what you make of it.

9. Camp Co

I’m not sorry, you knew this would be on here. Buffalo mozzarella fries forever have my heart.

10. The students

There is an indescribable sense community at Villanova.

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