20 Struggles Of Being A College Student
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20 Struggles Of Being A College Student

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20 Struggles Of Being A College Student
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College is labeled as the best time of your life by almost every adult in existence. So far, I agree with them. But there are also endless "struggles" we as students must overcome to reach our goals. Whether it's trying to figure out how to write a check because all high school ever taught you was the Pythagorean theorem or discovering how really out of shape you are when you try to take on the steepest hills on campus. The transition to college is difficult and often makes us question its own existence.

1. Having roughly $3 to your name -- maybe even in quarters.






2. Having to make life decisions without mom.

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3. Studying hours for exams just to fail.

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4. Questioning whether the pain is worth it.








5. The freshman 15 actually exists.

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6. Going endless days without seeing a dog.







7. Eating food from the cafeteria is a whole new experience.

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8. Apparently we used to do this thing called sleeping!

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9. Dealing with subarctic temperatures.

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10. There are days when you actually have to look presentable.

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11. The library is your second home.

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12. Stressing to the point where you pull your hair out -- literally.


13. Forgetting your online deadline three minutes before it’s due.

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14. When people sit in your unassigned seat.

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15. Trying to memorize impossible material.


16. You're expected to stay awake after a night out.

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17. Getting money from the FASFA.

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18. Trying to comprehend college level math is impossible -- or any subject.

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19. Just wanting to give up, entirely!

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20. But, hey, it’s the best part of our lives -- so get out there and keeping doing your thing!

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