The 21 Types Of High Schoolers Who Make School Irritatingly Worthwhile

The 21 Types Of High Schoolers Who Make School Irritatingly Worthwhile

For those who have already graduated, get ready for a trip down memory lane. For those still in high school, get ready to relate.

It's midway through the first semester of the school year, and it's safe to say that most students know their classmates by now. We've either made a couple of friends here or there or chosen to stay away from others. A couple weeks ago, my lunch group and I got into a hilarious conversation about the types of people we all see at school. The idea was so funny and relatable, I decided to write about it.

So, without further commentary, here are 21 people we've all seen in high school at one point or another.

Note: These descriptions are purely for entertainment and relatable purposes and are not meant to single anybody out. Enjoy!

1. The really smart one who never ceases to show off her/his grades.

A.K.A., the one who doesn't know how to socialize in any situation, because all they can talk about is their grades. Plus, if they get a 99 percent on something... well, you'll probably see them crying in the bathroom about how their life is practically over.

2. The.... uh... unfiltered one.

To be honest, there's one of them in every high school friend group.

3. The extremely sarcastically savage one.

I would probably take the Oscar for one.

4. The class clown

They're hilarious, and they make teaching time an absolute pain for teachers.

5. Your twin (you guys probably have invisibly conjoined brains... it's creepy)

The person I'm talking about right now (and if she's reading this) knows exactly that I'm talking about her.

6. The fashionista (Mean Girls style)

She looks good, and she knows it. She could be wearing sweatpants, but eyeliner is always on fleek. And she's not afraid to point out that your sports shoes don't go with your skinny jeans.

7. The one who just doesn't care — about anything.

All I can tell you is you have no future.

8. The "wannabe" popular

This person tries to act like they're popular and all that, but the reality is, they're at the bottom of the food chain like the rest of us.

9. The "actually" popular (who annoys everyone in the entire school) and knows it.

This is usually a group of people and each grade level has their own, I guess you could say (unfortunately), the popular group of people. The worst part is they know they're popular.

10. The "YES! I passed!"

While most of you read that and thought "hmm, don't we all want to pass?" The answer to that would be no because most of us want to get B's and A's. This person solely focuses on bare minimum passing.

11. The couple of the year

Each year, there is a goals "couple of the year" that everyone "coos" and "aww's" over. They're so goals; they do everything together. They're beautiful. (Until the breakup.) Wait what... who said that...

12. The backstabber

If you tell this person one thing, you best be knowing that whatever you told them will probably be heard by every person in this school by the end of the day (school administration included).

13. The "drama" kid

Nah, I don't mean they cause drama. They're literally a "drama" kid. They work in the drama department and everyone knows it. Either they're really good at acting so you see them in every play, or if you make plans with them, they can't ever make it, because they've always got rehearsals.

14. The music prodigy

They don't just play everything. They play everything well. They're in the top orchestra and bands. They have the first chair. They are the next Mozart.

15. The person who everyone absolutely loves.

They're just so nice! They're super sweet and kind-hearted, and you have no clue how a person like this can exist. Even a person like me, who takes the Oscar for savagery, can't make a single teasing comment to this person.

16. The daily scoop

This person is the one you get your daily scoop of gossip from. They know everything about everyone. If you need to stalk someone or low-key need some high-key information on another person, you go to the daily scoop, and they can hook you up with the information or person you need.

17. The vape fanatics

Every high school has that one group of people that just vape. And that's literally all they're known for. The fact that they vape. Have you ever gone into your high school washroom, and there's just smoke everywhere? That means the vapies of the school have been there. You'll see them vaping on their Snapchat stories or Instagram videos. Literally, every conversation will go something like this:

"Hey, do you know 'so and so'?"

"Yeah, the one that vapes?"

"Yep, that's the one."

...Some of these people might also fall under the category of #7. But hey, there are a few that continue to surprise.

18. The potheads

Now, these are different from the vape fanatics in the sense that vape fanatics just vape. Potheads, on the other hand, deal with actual hard drugs. Best to stay away from them and what they deal with (literally). From experience, potheads like to stay on the down-low. You'll never know who they are. The person sitting next to you could be a pothead. The really smart guy from your psychology class could also be a pothead.

19. The mathletes and science Olympians (who will fight to the death)

They do math like it's a sport. They do science like they're competing for a gold medal. It's not just about bragging about grades. It's about how they compete in grades. These guys are different from #1, because #1 just focuses on their own grades. But with these academic athletes, you best be knowing that if you get a 95 in something, and they find out about it, they will (low-key) challenge you to a duel until the end of the semester.

Here's what a low-key conversation with an academic Olympian would sound like:

Olympian: "How'd you do on the test?"

You: "Pretty well, I got a 95. What about you?"

Olympian: "95? Man, that sucks. I got a 100. It's fine dude, you'll do better next time."

In reality, a 95 is not a bad grade at all (seriously, it's not). But if you're an Olympian, your life goal is to make the other person feel bad about their grade.

Of course, there are the regular mathletes and science Olympians who just compete in the school competitions which is pretty cool, but keep it to yourself and in the sport itself. Don't bring other people's grades into it.

20. The school-wide crushed

No. Not the school-wide crush. The school-wide crushed. Before I get ahead of myself, let me just clear it up: this person can be a girl or guy. They crush on almost every person in the school, and it eventually gets annoying. Their crushes usually last from a span of a week to maybe a month depending on the liked person. And when the school-wide crushed finds out they aren't liked back... let's just say, it gets messy.

21. The foodie

Don't sit next to this person during lunch unless you want your entire lunch consumed without you noticing. The foodie usually takes your food without asking, thinking that you won't mind. But there is a limit, my friends. Sure, once in a while you can sneak a fry. But eventually, it's considered rude. No matter how close my friends are to me if someone tries to take my food without asking me, it's WWIII in the cafeteria.

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Finals Week As Explained By Chandler Bing

"All right, I took the final. And it turns out I do put Netflix before studying."

It’s officially finals week . That's right, it's that time of year again. You begin to question your decision of going to college and have found a new home inside of the library (which some of you may have had no idea it existed before finals week). Every student can relate to the large amount of stress that comes along with finals week and it seems like the whole campus has turned into zombies. Coffee (and nothing but coffee) is the only thing keeping you moving at this point. Chandler Bing can relate far too well, but luckily he adds some humor to this otherwise disastrous week and I hope you find comfort in the fact that there are thousands of others are out there suffering along with you, I know I do. That makes my mental breakdown all the more justifiable and we all know a breakdown is inevitable. Here are some laughs that are all too relatable but will (hopefully) brighten your spirits!

1. When you have three exams to study for, two presentations and one paper to finish

So much to do in so little time.

SEE ALSO: Finals Week As Told By Marshall Eriksen

2. When you haven't moved from the same spot in the library at all

That awkward moment when your butt is actually so sore from sitting too long...been there done that.

3. You want to eat anything and everything, both out of stress and sleep deprivation

They call it comfort food for a reason.

4. And you actually fall asleep while attempting to study (but hopefully not during your final)

Because your body just cannot take being awake any longer. But you really wanna pass the class not pass out.

5. Trying to make the word count on your final paper

Must make that page limit. Must get every ounce of information on there. But. Don't lie, we all do it.

6. When your professor tells you that your final is cumulative

Can't take in that much information. NOPE!

7. When you receive your exam and suddenly get into the holiday spirit

Nothing says "happy holidays" like lengthy 2-hour exams that sucks out your soul.

8. The more you study, the more you question why you’re in college at all

Your major becomes too much because of the work. From science to music to education to nursing. The stress is bringing you down. We've all been there.

9. And then you start to question EVERYTHING

Because logic isn't simply going to help you pass your class.

10. You don’t want to hear how all your friends are done Monday when you have to stay until Thursday

Please tell me how easy your week is because you only have 2 finals as opposed to my 5 finals.

11. When other people say they have fewer or easier finals than you

I envy all of you!

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12. When someone tells you that you've been watching too much Netflix and tries to get you to stop and you're like

You don't need that kind of negativity in your life. No you do not.

13. When you finally walk out of your last test for the year, you feel like you can conquer anything

Well, almost anything.

14. That feeling when you not only passed the final, but you passed the class as well. After all those hours of studying and stress.

Okay, now you can conquer anything. But first, get some sleep.

Let's face it, we're all Chandler Bing and Chandler Bing is us. Finals week is here my friends and I wish you all the best of luck! We need it. We really do need it.

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12 Things Every College Girl Thinks While Watching Insta Stories INSTEAD Of Studying For Finals

Might as well procrastinate in a different way this semester!


Time to study or better yet time to procrastinate and watch all the Instagram stories possible until the clock reaches midnight and you realize you have not gotten one thing done. We've all been there tapping through Instagram stories when we have had one of these thoughts that made us question why we continue to watch insta stories.

I can't tap fast enough

Sometimes there are just too many stories and not enough time.

No one cares what overplayed song you're listening to 

Seriously, stop we've all heard the song.

Why is this so long?

Why is your entire day videoed on your story?? Do you ever put your phone down?

What are they wearing??

We've all seen people wearing some questionable outfits on insta stories.

No one wants to ask you questions

Please stop posting your questions, just dm them privately to answer them.

What is the relevance of this caption?

Some captions just aren't meant for some images.

You're rich and popular we get it 

Stop flaunting your money or popularity we get it already.

Aww that's cute

Every dog and baby pic ever.

Stop reminding me of how single I am 

We don't need to be reminded of your engagement or boyfriend every 30 seconds, you love each other we know so stop posting it all the time.

No one cares about some strangers birthday Becky 

Posting a pic or 2 for your friends birthday but 10, come on really Becky?

No one cares about your sponsors 

Seriously stop trying to get us to buy stuff, we're broke.

It's game day, we get it 

We know it is game day, it's kind of a national thing, we don't need constant reminders.

So when will we learn to stop watching stories and put our phones down for some time?

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