When You're The Last Of Your Friends To Go Back To College
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When You're The Last Of Your Friends To Go Back To College

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When You're The Last Of Your Friends To Go Back To College

You had a great summer. You got to spend some time at your favorite local coffee shop and eat at that restaurant that you craved while you shoveled dining hall food into your mouth. Best of all, you got to do it all with your hometown besties. Even after a school year worth of separation, you're still just as in sync as you were before college, only now you have hilarious new party stories to swap.

You had a whole summer to spend reminiscing about the trouble you got into in high school while creating new memories with your crew, but, alas, the time has come for you to part ways once again. You begin to say your goodbyes. Luckily, you're not as dramatic as you were before freshman year so these goodbyes feel more like "see you later" and less like "farewell... FOREVER."

However, even "see you later" starts to sting when it is said back to back. After you've bid adieu to all your friends, it finally hits you that you still have a week left until you head back to your second home.

Yes, you get to enjoy being on summer break while your friends are sitting in classes, but what's summer without the squad? You find yourself trying to force conversation with anyone you can to feel less lonely.

But when your barista has no desire to continue speaking once you've finished ordering, you end up spending a lot of time with your parents and it starts to make you a bit crazy.

You give up on trying to be an active member of society and instead you opt for some quality alone time. You can totally have fun by yourself, right?!

You even take some fly-ass selfies to prove to your Instagram followers that you're a strong independent person that doesn't need company to have a good time.

Unfortunately, it feels like your #MeTime selfies don't really compare to your friends #reunited pics. Finally, you have to put your phone down. Instead of obsessing over your friend's college themed Snapchat stories, you decide to get off the grid.

Once you're off the grid, you can finally accept that, yes, it kind of sucks that you're the last one left, but it doesn't mean that your world has to fall apart. You can use this time to get some stuff done, visit your fave hometown hotspots a few more times and most importantly PACK, because we all know you haven't even started yet. As long as you're keeping yourself productive and busy, you won't even have time to focus on anything but how much you're killin' the whole getting-my-life-together-before-I-go-back-to-school thing.

But, let's be honest, going back to school will be SUCH a relief.

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