Expectations Vs. Realities Of Second Semester
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Expectations Vs. Realities Of Second Semester

Oh you're going to get your life together? That's cute.

Expectations Vs. Realities Of Second Semester
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If you haven’t realized this by now, your expectations probably aren't going to be a reality. If you haven’t changed your major yet, you will. You won’t get a 4.0 but you’ll nearly kill yourself trying. You’ll break up with your high school boyfriend, you’ll pull more all-nighters than you planned, you’ll go out waaaaaay too much... and you’ll have the time of your life.

So even though we start this semester thinking we'll get our lives together, here's what actually happens:


1. "I'm going to get a 4.0."


If you pull this one off, go you, but by the end of the semester, I'm sure you'll be perfectly okay, barely passing. Besides, you can't honestly tell me you'd rather be in the library on a Thursday night instead of with all of your friends at the bar. C's get degrees right?


2. "I'm going to go to all of my classes."


Ha. As great as getting on your professor's good side sounds... you remember that 8 am you signed up for? Let's take a bet on how many times you show up to that one after the first week.


3. "I'm going to get in shape before spring break."

Oh honey, pretty soon walking to class is going to be your workout of the day. Good luck.


4. "I'm going to eat healthier."


This would mean no more Cookout. Let me repeat that, no more Cookout. HA. See you there on Saturday night.


5. "I'm going to find a boyfriend."

Yeah, me too, but I'm sure come Valentines Day, we'll both be in our favorite sweats, watching a rom-com, eating a whole box of chocolates by ourselves.


6. "I'm going to budget better."


How great would it be to stop avoiding our bank accounts and to walk away from that gorgeous dress in your favorite store? Oh, it would be so great. And impossible.


7. "I'm going to stop going out on weeknights."

Okay, so when your best friend turns 21, you're telling me you're not going to be there? Besides, Tuesdays and Thursdays, the occasional Wednesday and even a Monday after a long day, are always the most fun.

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