High School Hero: Re-live The Glory Days
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High School Hero: Re-live The Glory Days


So, like me, you dropped the ball on finding a summer internship. Whoops? At first maybe you regretted waiting so long to look into a resume-boosting summer activity, but as the semester winds down and finals week comes to an end, you can start seeing the brighter side of things.

Maybe you won’t be rubbing shoulders with politicians in D.C. or business execs in New York, but that leaves you totally free to head home for the summer to re-live the glory days of high school back in your old stomping grounds. Here are 10 reasons why spending your break tearing it up like you’re back in high school will make this the best summer ever:

You get to party with your high school best friends: These kids really are your ride or die crew. You’ve known them forever and y’all have made some great memories, and you know that no one else in the world is more down to make some more memories than them.

You get to re-connect with all the kids you graduated with. Sometimes you don’t even realize how much you’ve missed some of those goons until you’re all back together shooting the breeze at an old hang out spot.

Remember that one friend you had who always had huge keggers in his basement while his parents were out of town? Those parties were the epitome of high school. But y’all are in college now, and that probably means you don’t even have to wait for his parents to go out of town to throw down in his basement again!

You can probably hold your liquor way better now that you’re in college than you could at 16, and so can everyone else. That means that every house party you go to in your hometown have more shot-taking and less throwing up in the backyard trying to hide from uptight neighbors.

Speaking of liquor, you might not even have to pay for yours all summer. If you’re like me, you’ve mastered the art of picking the lock to your parents’ liquor cabinet early on in your high school career. Or maybe you’re lucky and you have full access to the family wet bar. Either way, you’re golden.

Odds are pretty good of you running into an old high school crush this summer, whether it’s at the pool or a party. Perfect timing for you to show them what they’ve been missing since graduation.

You get to drunk eat at all your favorite little food places in your hometown. And the next morning you get to get that go-to hangover brunch at your favorite breakfast places you’ve been missing while away at school.

You’re older now, more mature. Basically that translates to you having way more freedom than you did in high school. Never again will that basement kegger end too early because you have to be home by 1 a.m. No more curfews for you!

You don’t have a job. Usually that may sound like a bad thing, but now you can sleep all day and party all night the way you wish you could in high school.

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