The 5 Types Of College Students You'll Find On Campus For Spring Break
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The 5 Types Of College Students You'll Find On Campus For Spring Break

Little do most people know, spring break leaves an interesting mix of students behind.

The 5 Types Of College Students You'll Find On Campus For Spring Break

Well, it's that time of year -- spring break.

If you are lucky enough to have exciting plans either back home or abroad, I hope you have an amazing time! You deserve it! But for those of us stuck on campus for spring break, it's not always quite the ideal situation -- but it happens!

We all have our different reasons for not leaving the scenic environment of hallways, dorms, and millennials we have become so accustomed to this semester, but usually that's the same justification for our presence at college over spring.

Being stuck on campus for spring break can be an interesting experience, and there are a few different types of people you will occasionally spot poking around your college, doing whatever the lonely student may do:

1. The student who is too far away from home to travel for a week.

This student could be an international student, or someone who just lives really far away. Regardless of the situation, the amount of effort it would take to go home and return to campus within seven or eight days probably just isn't worth it, considering how expensive it is to travel.

2. The student-athlete.

I have so much respect for anyone who stays over break to attend sports practices and competitions. The decision to do a sport in college is a difficult one to begin with, and having to sacrifice breaks for your sport doesn't make that decision any easier. Keep working hard.

3. The student with a job.

Whether it be an on- or off-campus job, sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and stay over break to make money. Or maybe you forgot to take off and ended up getting scheduled to work four days over break (like me)! Regardless, it'll feel worth it when you have that hard-earned money in your pocket that you wouldn't have if you didn't work!

4. The commuter student/the student who lives less than a half-hour away.

This student may or may not go home, but either way, your surroundings aren't really going to be changing. This might not be the most ideal situation, but at least you get to look forward to your local friends who go to school far away returning home on top of no classes for a week!

5. The student who just doesn't want to go home.

This student doesn't really need a reason to justify staying on campus. Maybe you just didn't feel like doing anything, or maybe you just really like to have some (presumably much-needed) alone time. Regardless of your reasoning, do you and make the best of it.

No matter which of these students you are, or if you are vacationing for your spring break and reading this while probably thinking about how lucky you are -- enjoy your spring break! Classes are tough, and midterms probably took a toll on your mind, so make time to relax and remember that any situation is only as great as you determine it to be!

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