10 Things Only Commuter Students Understand
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10 Things Only Commuter Students Understand

What's an "in between class nap?"

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10 Things Only Commuter Students Understand

Being a commuter can suck. Finding a parking spot, trekking through the rain to class across campus and having to decide where to go and what to do between classes (can we nap in our cars?!). We bet you can relate to these 10 things if you're a commuter student.

1. Struggling to carry everything you need for the day on your person.

Because who in their right mind would walk back to their car throughout the day?

2. Rainy days.

Driving in the rain. Walking around in the rain. Forgetting an umbrella and not being able to go home to get it. Random storms in the middle of the day that nobody was prepared for... The list goes on and on really.

3. Parking spot problems.

There was traffic. You currently have four minutes to make it to class and someone takes the last front row spot.

4. Convincing yourself to not just turn the car around once you actually get there.

5. Often feeling as if you're still in high school.

Especially if you have car troubles one day and your parent has to drop you off.

6. Realizing your vehicle has turned into your makeshift dorm room.

Food, extra clothes, sleeping in between classes... It's probably even the same size as an average dorm.

7. When you can't even be excited that a class got cancelled.

Because you have three more classes right after it and there's no point to head home and come back in half an hour.

8. If your class does get cancelled, and it happens to be the only one on your schedule for the day, chances are you already drove all the way to campus.

So fun.

9. Professors never caring about traffic, or any other valid reason why you weren't on time for class.


10. Realizing you're just as broke as every other college kid.

Even though you don't pay for room and board, the struggle is still real.

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