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26 Things They Don't Teach You In High School That You Learn Pretty Much Immediately In College

The IMPORTANT stuff.

When you get to college, you learn...

1. Assigned seats are a state of mind:

High school: "assigned seating is so stupid" College: "why is he sitting in my seat? That's my seat... I sit there everyday"

2. Professors are super intense:

Why did high school teachers always make college professors sound so strict & scary when in reality they’re like, “What’s up, you can call me Andy, I illegally downloaded the text book if you need it & I also have a gambling problem.” Lmfaooo

3. Parking will be your number one enemy:

Tweet reading, "Stop encouraging everyone to go to college there is not enough parking"

4. You're gonna live in mystery:

Tweet reading, "High school students worry about grades... Imagine not knowing your grade for an entire semester in a class you are paying for"

5. Your group will always betray you:

Tweet reading, "Welcome to college, where every single person is smarter than you except for the 3 people in your group project"

6. Someone is always going to be more confused than you:

Tweet reading, "This freshman was like 'I cant find my class' and we looked at his schedule and he's at the wrong school"

7. Sometimes a 52 is A-OK:

Tweet reading, "My first college test i got a 68 and actually cried in the classroom. Today i got a 52 on an exam and took myself out for chicken tenders"

8. Things that are not forks make great forks:

i don't have any spooks or forks so i broke off a piece of a hanger so i could eat

9. Post-skip depression is real:

Y’all ever skip a class and then have the post skip class depression? Like damn I should’ve just went

10. It's the weird people who have it the most together:

Tweet reading, "In high school we judged everyone, but in college you see someone riding past you on a razor scooter wearing a snuggie and it's like 'that is a smart man'"

11. Things get confusing:

Tweet reading, "To the high school seniors who can't wait for college, I just want you to know I stirred my coffee with a pair of scissors this morning"

12. Liquor bottles are not a decoration:

Tweet reading, "To whomever needed to see this:
throw away your empty liquor bottles. They’re not decor"

13. "Office hours" has a flexible meaning:

Tweet reading, "College students be failing intro classes but still be making time to rewatch The Office for the third time... Mfer you worried about the wrong office hours"

14. Sometimes you just gotta leave:

Yesterday a girl walked into class with an iced coffee and my prof told her she couldn’t have it so she just walked out and never came back and I can’t stop thinking about it

15. No one has any idea what's going on:

College is so weird like the future leaders, teachers and doctors for our country are slamming beer cans against their heads and blacking out on Mondays

16. The most wonderful time of year is also the most stressful:

going to school inbetween thanksgiving and christmas break feels like the last lap in mario kart where the music is all fast and gets really stressful

17. High school numbers don't matter anymore:

some kid in the library is bragging loudly about how he got a 35 on the ACT well sir I signed up for the ACT but forgot I did and missed the test and we still ended up at the same school how does that make you feel

18. You gotta take that nap:

In highschool I woke up at 6 am, went to classes for 7 hours, went straight to track practice and ran 8 miles, then went home and did homework without taking a college I can't even take a shower without needing a nap

19. Your dreams ain't comin' true:

The girl next to me is talking on the phone and says “my first day of classes as a freshman is over, isn’t it crazy that in just 4 years I’ll be working at my dream job” ....should I tell her?

20. Professors are one of two ways:

half of college professors are like “you can know nothing about me except my name” and the other half are like “and that’s why my wife left me! anyway what’s up with y’all”

21. You'll be part of something much bigger than yourself:

22. Every dollar is well spent:

Tweet reading, "'How do you describe college?' I'm teaching myself a class that I'm paying for"

23. People can change a lot in 13 minutes:

Tweet saying, "I skip test questions like i'm gonna be a different person when i come back to them"

24. There's nothing weirder than the great friend blend:

Remember when Disney channel would do cross over episodes between two different shows?? That’s how it feels when your college friends visit ur house and meet your home friends

25. Professors have very strange flexes:

Tweet reading, "The weirdest flex is professors who say that most students won't pass their class. Like congrats you suck at your job?"

26. And passing is all that really matters:

Me in HS: Yea I’m involved in 16 clubs, I have a 4.0, and I’m on 4 sports teams. Me in College: So good news, I’m passing