8 Things I Miss About College During The Summer
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8 Things I Miss About College During The Summer

College can be stressful, but I can't wait to be back!

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College summers are long, I mean like, really long. Being home for three months can be relaxing at first, but you'll soon realize how much you miss college. For me, being home under my parents' roof again means I have less freedom and privacy than I do when I'm at school. I love spending quality time with my family, but I long for the days when I can get back to my routine and do as I please.

Even though classes and other commitments can be stressful, being back in college is something I look forward to so much. I can't wait to see my friends and become more independent again because there are so many things I miss about college. Here is a list of the eight things I miss most.

1. My friends

For me, my friends are the reason I love college so much. There is no one else I'd rather share my college milestones with than my BFFs, and I can't wait to live it up with them again this fall.

2. My independence 

Being home for the summer means my parents are much more involved in my daily life. They always want to know what I'm doing, and I miss the sense of freedom I have when I'm at school.

3. My routine 

When I'm at college, I have a very fixed routine. I go to classes, study, spend time with my friends, etc. When I'm home for the summer, my days are less structured. Even though it's nice to not have as much responsibility, I miss having a set routine.

4. Football games 

With football season coming up, I can't help but feel excited about tailgates and game days. Football season goes by quickly, but it's one of my favorite parts of going to a big state school.

5. Nights out 

Going to a school like FSU means a party or night out is never out of reach. Even though getting a break from partying is probably a good thing, I can't wait to go out with my friends when I get back.

6. My school's campus 

FSU has such a beautiful campus, and I can't wait to be back on it. Sitting outside in the gorgeous Florida weather while doing my school work becomes so much easier when I'm surrounded by palm trees.

7. Local food 

FSU has great local restaurants, and I miss treating myself to Vale or an acai bowl from Goodberry.

8. Campus recreation 

Campus rec offers great gym classes, intramural sports, and other fun events. I can't wait to be back at school and get active and involved with all the fun!

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