Fun In The Sun Is A Thing Of The Past And These 5 Things Aren't Always Fun
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Fun In The Sun Is A Thing Of The Past And These 5 Things Aren't Always Fun

School's out! What now?

Fun In The Sun Is A Thing Of The Past And These 5 Things Aren't Always Fun
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Summer break is here (or will be soon), so it's time to relax after making it through another school year! It's a welcome break from exams and homework, and a time to travel or lounge by the pool. While most of the aspects of summer break are a blast, there are some parts that aren't as fun.

1. Finding a summer job.

Summer is a time to accumulate as much cash as possible so you can afford to eat when you go back to school in the fall. But beware, finding a summer job seems easy until you actually try to do it. How are you supposed to get experience when no one will hire you because you don't have enough experience yet?

2. Sitting around the house.

Sitting around and having nothing to do after a full month of pure chaos sounds blissful, and it definitely is. For like, a week. But transitioning from being busy constantly to very abruptly having little to no responsibility can be difficult. I spend my days laying on the couch with a constant, vague feeling that there's something I should be working on.

3. No one is available to hang out yet.

My school was one of the first to let out for summer break, and a vast majority of my friends are still in school so I have to spend the next few weeks waiting for them to finish up. It's quite a departure from living in a dorm where people were around constantly whether you liked it or not.

4. The sunburns

It seems like no matter what sunscreen I use, or how often I reapply, I always get just a little sunburnt. My friends always make fun of me when they go to tan by the pool and I insist on camping out under an umbrella the whole time. All my pale peeps out there will relate.

5. Missing your college friends.

It's hard going from seeing your friends every single day to not seeing them for multiple months. Especially since some may live across the country or the world. You can always video call but it's just not the same.

Even though summer has some not-so-awesome parts, make sure to have fun and enjoy your time with family and friends while you have the oppurtunity. Fall will be here before you know it.

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