14 Thoughts You Have on Your First Day of Classes In GIFs
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14 Thoughts You Have on Your First Day of Classes In GIFs

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14 Thoughts You Have on Your First Day of Classes In GIFs

We all go through this on our first day of classes, whether we like to admit it or not!



1. Do I actually have to get up?

Your alarm goes off at 7:00 sharp. You don’t have class until 9:30, but you have to take a shower in the community bathroom, and you want to make sure you have extra time to figure everything out.

2. What do I wear?

You’re walking around in your towel, hoping it doesn’t fall, and you realize you have nothing to wear. Of course you bought an entire college wardrobe, but suddenly nothing is good enough. You try on six different outfits and finally your roommate gives you the seal of approval.

3. I should probably eat something

You’re dressed and you have your bag all packed up. What’s missing? Oh right, breakfast! You make the mad dash to the school cafeteria and immediately cringe at the mass of students on line. You settle for an easy bowl of cereal and gobble it down quickly.

4. Where is my class again?

What building do you start your day in? You’re anxiously pondering outside, trying to read the names on the buildings from what feels like a mile away. When you finally reach the building, you find yourself searching every floor for the right classroom. You’re most likely sweating, and your legs are starting to buckle.

5. Finally made it

You’ve finally found your first class. You make it inside to a seat just as the professor reaches your name on the attendance sheet. Your hand shoots up to confirm your presence, and you take a breath because you finally made it.

6. I don't know anybody

You look around and realize you don’t recognize a single face. Who are these people? Where are all of your friends? You actually have to socialize to meet people, otherwise you’ll sit alone every day. It’s so much easier to make a friend in each class.

7. I have to buy textbooks?

Your syllabus is loaded with books. There’s probably about eight of them. Their prices range from ten bucks to a good hundred. You can’t afford to buy all of these. And how do they expect you to read eight books this semester? Ain’t nobody got time for that.

8. This professor is crazy

Your professor speaks for the first time. Immediately you can tell if they’re sane or crazy. The first day is for first impressions, so it’s completely natural for you to think that your professor is a lunatic (many times they actually are). You find that "syllabus day" can turn into “life story day” very quickly.

9. Potty time

Your first class has finally ended after what felt like forever. You stand up from your seat and realize how badly you need to go to the bathroom. You sprint there only to find yourself standing on line. Maybe you should’ve skipped the soda this morning.

10. I need food

You’re starving. All of that thinking wore you out. Maybe the fact that you got lost a few times helped with that too. Time to trek back to the cafeteria for lunch. You’ve just got your fingers crossed that the lunch line isn’t as bad as the breakfast line.

11. Not again

Back to classes. You actually found this one without any issue. Oh, and there’s a person across the room who lives in your building. Maybe this whole learning thing isn’t so bad after all!

12. Why am I here?

You retract your last thought. It’s not horrible, but it’s not fun either. You’ll get used to it, but right now you’re questioning all of your life choices.

13. Is stripping an option?

Do you really need this college education? You highly consider becoming a stripper.

14. Drinks, anyone?

You really hope they said vodka.

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