College Life According To 'Downton Abbey'
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College Life According To 'Downton Abbey'

Being stuck in a large house is similar to living on a college campus.

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College Life According To 'Downton Abbey'

Downton Abbey is a PBS Masterpiece drama following the lives of am upperclass family through the turn of the 20th Century through war and into the roaring twenties. Much like modern college students, this family has to navigate stormy waters as they continue to hold their status in life. As such, many of the show's lines can be related back to the life of these college students. Here are a few of the ways this family shares sentiments with the college students of today.

When your friends show up to say hello/goodbye

When your crush walks by

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Finding out you were right when others had doubts

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Sharing secrets with only certain friends

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Not wanting to listen to people's complaints about homework or upcoming projects

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Showing off the latest clothes purchases to friends

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Coming back from a break with a new haircut

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When faced with a long list of homework to finish

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Finding out someone went to Wal Mart or off campus without telling you

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Discussing the latest gossip in the friend group

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Attempting to dodge people on campus you don't want to see

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Having good comebacks in an argument

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Being the last one left on campus before a break

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When the workload for all your classes picks up at once

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And finals are just on the horizon

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Which you are certain you will fail

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Until you get your final grades

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But knowing a the end of the day you don't want to be anywhere else

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