8 Major Ways College Is Different Than High School

8 Major Ways College Is Different Than High School

And you thought it would be the same...


We all had preconceived notions of what our days at college would be like, but I don't think any of Here are 8 ways your life has changed since you left high school and became a college student:

1. Your professor curses... a lot.


In high school, your teachers couldn't say much of anything regarding politics, religion, or use colorful language. Now that your in college your professor can say those 4-letter words as frequently as he wants to.

2. Your classmates are anywhere from 18-60 years old.


In high school, you maybe had a class with a freshman when you were a senior. Now, you have classes with people old enough to be your parents.

3. Seeing a dog is probably the highlight of your day.


There were plenty of things going on in high school that you never really paid as much attention as you do now on dogs. In college, you always stop to pet a dog.

4. You're tired... all the time.


In high school, you got up at 6am and went to classes until 3pm. Now that you're in college, you can barely wake up for your 12pm lecture.

5. No Snow-Days.


High school: It snowed? No school!

College: It snowed? Classes are cancelled?! Check your email for your assignment.

6. You can skip class whenever you want to.


In high school, if you tried to skip your 4th period English class, a hall-monitor always found you. In college, no one comes looking for you. You can skip class whenever your heart desires.

7. There's always something to eat.


In high school, you could only eat in the cafeteria and weren't allowed to bring food back to class. In college, you can bring in a breakfast sandwich, tater-tots, a donut and a coffee and no one will care.

8. Studying.


Ok, so maybe I didn't spend a lot of time studying in high school. In college, most of your time is spent in a study-room or the library. (If you want to pass your classes.)

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12 Symptoms You Get When You're Addicted To Chick-Fil-A

It is your one true love.

Chick-fil-A, I love you.

Truett Cathy, I owe you my life.

If you love Chick-fil-A, you truly have withdrawals when you're away from it. You may suffer from these symptoms, just like I do.

1. No other breakfast will compare to CFA's.

2. No other fast food joint has hash brown's like CFA's.

3. When you go on vacation, you type in Chick-fil-A to see if there is one nearby.

4. If there isn't, you eat it as soon, I am talking, like, the second, you get back from vacation.

5. You truly don't understand how people "get tired of Chick-fil-A"

6. Besides the occasional change up on Sunday's, CFA is always your number choice of fast food.

7. You legitimately crave it more on Sunday's.

8. Nothing on the menu seems gross to you.

9. Yet, you seem to get the same thing every time you go.

10. Their ice cream is literally the b o m b.

11. You defend CFA to any and every hater.

12. CFA is probably your actual one true love.

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4 Breakfast Spots Near The University of Kentucky That Will Actually Get You Out Of Bed In The Morning

These places will satisfy all of your breakfast cravings.


If you're a breakfast foodie like I am, you know that is an absolute priority to find the most popular breakfast spots despite the city you may be in. You don't want to visit the touristy and basic restaurants that everyone else goes to, but instead, you are determined to uncover the locations that are the best of the best. Most foodies will go to great lengths to discover these places. As a University of Kentucky student and major foodie, I have searched all over Lexington to find my favorite places to visit on Saturday and Sunday mornings. This took my entire first semester and many trips to the ATM, but today, I am now blessed to say that I am a regular at all 4 of these incredible breakfast spots.

1. The Great Bagel

The Great Bagel is one of my all-time favorite restaurants to visit on Sunday mornings. The restaurant offers a variety of bagel sandwiches and freshly squeezed orange juice, and it makes for the perfect early morning start to a day filled with homework or relaxation.

2. Chocolate Holler

Though not a true restaurant, Chocolate Holler is one of the most popular coffee shops near the University of Kentucky. Because it is only a 3-minute drive from campus, Chocolate Holler is always buzzing with UK students who come to socialize or study. The coffee shop is most well known for its chocolaty drinks and the music is great there, too!

3. Stir Krazy

Stir Krazy is a local smoothie bar down the street that serves protein shakes, smoothies, and tea. Though It only consists of these three beverages, the shakes at Stir Krazy are enough to fill you up for breakfast or lunch. Each shake or smoothies range from 200 to 250 calories and serves as the perfect energizer before a workout or a filling recovery drink after a workout.

4. La Madeleine

La Madeleine is a French breakfast and lunch cafe conveniently located on campus (and only a 30-second walk from my dorm). Their breakfast is served all day long and their croissants are to die for. I highly recommend building your own omelet for the most fulfilling experience. Not to mention, their iced caramel macchiatos are a great refresher on the side.

No matter which city, state, or country I am currently in, I make it my mission to eat as a local would. In Lexington, Kentucky, these four breakfast spots are guaranteed provide you with a plethora of different types of food to get you through even the worst cases of morning hunger. Though these places are my current favorites, I am now looking forward to containing the search for more breakfast restaurants, cafes, and juice bars throughout my next four years in this city.

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