6 Phrases You Say In College That You Never Said In High School
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6 Phrases You Say In College That You Never Said In High School

6 Phrases You Say In College That You Never Said In High School

High school and college are eight years of your life that seem a lot like climbing a mountain. You start off at the bottom, having no idea what you're doing or where you're going. When you're a freshman on the first day of high school, you feel like the most insignificant person in the building, but as you climb through each grade, your sense of direction increases. As you go through that eight-year journey, you start to realize that some things are flip-flopped. The "older kids" that you always wanted to be start to become jealous of your innocence and wish they could switch places with you rather than you wanting to switch places with them.

1. "I'm so jealous that you're a freshman."

In high school, freshman were the bottom of the totem pole. No one wanted to be you at all. You were in the midst of your awkward stage. But in college, being a freshman is a new start. You have some of the best years ahead of you and so many different experiences to look forward to.

2. "I can't wait to go home this weekend."

Throughout all of high school, you wanted to get out of your house as fast as humanly possible every weekend. But in college, a weekend home means home-cooked meals from Mom, seeing your dog and most importantly, free laundry.

3. "Sorry, I skipped."

In high school, skipping class was a detention waiting to happen. You were considered a badass if you skipped class in high school. But in college, it's a lot more common to skip a class here and there (not recommended, though).

4. "I'm in the library."

The high school library was not a place you wanted to be at 8 o'clock on a Thursday night, but in college, the library is home. The library is life.

5. "I'm wearing sweats."

It's a lot more common to walk by someone wearing sweatpants to class or even pajamas. Especially at 8 a.m. No one cares what you look like in class at college.

6. "I'm broke."

In high school, you had a job and not much else to pay for besides food and clothes. College gives a whole new meaning to the word "broke." Broke in college is eating Ramen out of a coffee cup that you microwaved for two minutes.

But there is something that stays the same despite the changing years—your answer to: "So what's next for you?"

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