8 Great Ironies of the College Student Life
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8 Great Ironies of the College Student Life

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8 Great Ironies of the College Student Life
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There comes a point in your life where irony reigns supreme. That time is called college.

Here are eight great ironies of the college student life (or maybe just my life):

1. Trying to form study groups but rarely getting any studying done with other people around.

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“Study” groups = let’s socialize while complaining about this class.


2. Submitting an assignment at 11:59 p.m. and feeling that great rush of (undeserved) accomplishment.

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It’s really just enabling your procrastination.

3. Losing sleep on the weekdays because you have to and losing sleep on the weekends because you want to.

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It happens either way.


4. Skipping class to study for another class.

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Chances are you’ve probably done it, and it definitely wasn’t the proudest moment of your life.


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And watching the bus pull away from the curb even though you know the driver saw you sprinting like a madman.


6. Finally making it to class (a major accomplishment) just to fall asleep because you are too tired.

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Might as well have stayed in bed.


7. Complaining that you have no social life, yet passing over parties to watch Netflix.

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The best weekends are spent doing nothing at all.


8. Paying thousands of dollars before you have a job in order to have a job in the future. (At least, that's the dream.)

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“College is an investment!” they say. "Your future rests on your education!" they tell you.

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