If I could go back and give my high school self one piece of advice, it would be: your college will not care that much about your GPA. If I could go back and give my college self one piece of advice it would be: literally nobody from here on out will ever care about your GPA ever even a little bit so stop worrying about it so much.

Of course, I studied the arts. That magna cum laude I managed to pull off might have actually meant something to future employers if I was trying to be a lawyer or a doctor or something, I don’t know. The point is, college is a confusing time and priorities therein are pretty hard to get straight. But we’ve got these funny tweets about it, so that’s nice.

10. Magical thinking

Anything is more fun when you make it part of a franchise.

9. No self-control

If you don’t make me, I don’t think I can make it.

8. Email Etiquette 101

Are they even reading our papers?

7. “B” for “Broken Brain

Photo Credit: Cheezburger

6. Think tank

A burden shared is tripled, apparently.

5. Self-reliance

Dammit, libraries have been free this whole time, haven’t they?

4. Time management

*relaxes anxiously*


3. Quit stalling

This is what they mean when they encourage you to “tour the facilities.”


2. Serious education

Walk it, talk it.

1. My own worst enemy

Nobody told you freedom would taste like sweet, sweet failure.

Personally, I’m really happy to be looking back on these experiences and chuckling from my safe distance of 5+ years since being a college kid. For those going through it, best of luck.

What’s been the weirdest thing to you about college?

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