5 Things College Students Are Not Ashamed To Admit

5 Things College Students Are Not Ashamed To Admit

Say it loud and proud, my friends!

College is a great time in your life and many people consider it to be the best. But don’t let that fool you. It is also a time when you are poor, without resources that were readily available when you were home, and schoolwork that will crush your self-confidence. I know that there are things that just have to be done to survive. It’s plain and simple. To keep going when you run out of ice cream. To push on. We are not ashamed to admit these things because they are what make college a unique experience.

We will do ANYTHING for free stuff.

Free T-shirt? I am there! Free food? Do you even need to ask?! Free pencils? I could definitely use another pencil. Whatever it may be, wherever it may be. You can count on the fact that if there is anything free, there will be college students there. Like a mother has a sixth sense about her children, college students have a sixth sense about free stuff. It is magic and it keeps us alive.

Netflix is a critical and cherished part of our lives.

Netflix is ranked in the top three most important things alongside with food and sleep. And sometimes, yes, sometimes it takes precedence over these previously mentioned things as the number one most important. I can think of multiple times in my first semester of college where I have picked Netflix over one of these things. Food, who needs food? And sleep? I’ll sleep when I’m dead. Right now, I need to finish this series. Binge-watching that irresistible series on Netflix is critical to having a true college experience.

Our best work is procrastinated.

Although, our parents don’t like to hear it and sometimes people are ashamed to admit it. It is the truth. When you are cranking out an assignment at 11 at night and it's due at 11:59 P.M., you experience an adrenaline rush that matches that of a mad scientist creating Frankenstein. Words have never pieced together so easily for you. Thoughts have never been so eloquently expressed. It’s like all the cosmos in the universe and some much-needed divine inspiration has come together to create a masterpiece that you may shed a couple tears over. So take that! Although this may lead to a bad habit down the road, but for now, it just got you an A on your paper.

Good things and shenanigans always happen after midnight.

Between Netflix and late night antics, you don’t get much sleep in college but boy is it worth it. Whether it is a 2 A.M. run to Taco Bell or just a secret little rendezvous - the nightlife at college is definitely memorable. A funny story and endless laughter the next day about what actually went down that night is always something to look forward to. It’s definitely one of the most exciting parts of college.

We love coming back home.

No matter how much we love the adventure of college, the independence, and the opportunities that a bound on a college campus we are very fond of coming back home to the family and friends that we love. There may not be as much freedom and a serious lack of funny business after midnight but there is still endless laughter and crazy schemes between siblings and friends.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.


Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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13 Quotes For All Of Us Empowered Female-Identifying People Out There

For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.


For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.

1. Do you really need someone else's permission, acceptance, wink, or nod, or are you ready to give these to yourself? -The Universe

I get notes from the Universe everyday and all of them are so amazing and inspiring. There might be a few of them on this list. You can sign up for your own notes from the universe here.

2. The princess saves herself in this one. -Amanda Lovelace

The quote is based off a book called The Princess Saves Herself In This One, which is a collection of poetry about resilience, you can get the book here.

3. I'm made of more than you think. -Snow White, Mirror, Mirror

4. Other people's perception of you ain't none of your business. -Lisa Nichols


5. Do you realize how many events and choices that had to occur since the birth of the universe leading to the making of just exactly the way you are? -Mrs. Which, A Wrinkle In Time

I love this because it really hits home how so many right and wrong decisions led to the creation of you and how you should appreciate the good and the bad because without either of them you wouldn't be exactly who you were supposed to be.

6. You can't stop what's done to you. You can only survive it. -Rachel, Georgia Rule 

This brings up an important theme of my life that I'm still trying to figure out. The only thing you can control in your life is how you react to what happens to you.

7. Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want. -Patrick Verona, 10 Things I Hate About You

8. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Queen Clarisse, The Princess Diaries

9. No trifling of the past, no matter how great, can tarnish the brilliance of eternity. -The Universe

10. People who are insignificant to your future shouldn't have an impact on your present.

Someone once told me this, and although I can't remember the person, this quote has always stuck with me.

11. Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique, completely not ever been done before. -Lady Gaga

You know what... I think she was talking about you.

12. Tell yourself it's easy. Tell yourself often. Make it an affirmation. Eat, sleep, breathe it, and you life shall be transformed. -The Universe

13. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. -Mark Twain 

Go on then, be empowered and trust your instincts, you've got big things coming... I can tell.

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