Buzz·Posted on 23 Mar 201618 Ways All-Girl's School Prepared You For The Real WorldYou know the true meaning of girl power.by Flo PerryBuzzFeed Staff, UKFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Work drama seems like child's play compared to the gossip wars you went through at school. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO 2. You learned that even the most dramatic arguments will blow over if you're forced to spend eight hours a day together. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Netflix It was normal to see two girls cry-screaming at each other in the cafeteria one week and back to being best buddies the next. 3. Talking about your period is not a big deal to you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / Via graceofwolves.tumblr.com But you've never quite got used to the fact that it's not the social norm just to ask your colleague for a tampon if it catches you unaware. 4. And you don't feel squeamish about any other bodily functions either. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo With no boys around someone had to make the fart jokes. 5. Living in a basically man-free world for a large part of your life means that you don't take well to men patronising you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Walt Disney Feminism was part of your curriculum and you only realised how much you need it when you left. 6. And don't even try to tell us girls can't do something as well as men can. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX Girls schools tend to be pretty academic, and you were probably told from the age of 11 that if you wanted to be prime minister it was entirely possible – you just needed an A in German GCSE. 7. You're not afraid to be competitive, and you can definitely stand up for yourself. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF LogoTV Don't let anyone tell you hockey and netball aren't contact sports. 8. You know how to comfort a random crying stranger. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO At school the toilets doubled as a drop-in counselling service, and giving people advice still comes naturally to you. 9. Being cool is seriously overrated. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures The hierarchy of cool isn't even taboo in girls schools, but by the time you're 18 no one really cares any more. And now stalking the "cool" girls on Facebook shows you just how little all that stuff mattered. 10. A no-makeup day isn't a big deal for you. popsugar.co.uk Even if your school did let you wear makeup a lot of girls wouldn't bother. There was no one to impress, you'd all seen each other at your worst, and those extra 15 minutes in bed are really, really important. 11. You feel very comfortable in your joggers. NBC Because in school you would try and wear your gym kit for as much of the day as you could get away with. 12. And you know shaving is entirely optional. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF yippywhippy.com If you're wearing woolly tights no one can tell anyway. 13. You don't think anything of adjusting your bra or pulling up your tights in public. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF DreamWorks SKG Nothing is worse than a saggy crotch. 14. You don't pass up an opportunity to meet any potential hotties. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC When your only flirting time was a 20-minute bus journey and an annual supervised disco, you know how to make the most of seeing a fittie in a bar. 15. You can make the smallest piece of gossip seem like the juiciest morsel ever. Netflix Because if a boy looked at you on the bus you and your friends could talk about it for an entire break-time. 16. And you can read an almost infinite number of meaning into the most basic of text messages. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX There wasn't much boy gossip going around school, so what there was you had to really string out. 17. You're still thankful you don't have to wear a kilt everyday. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @chink.outside.white.inside But also you still find choosing what to wear in the mornings really hard. 18. It made you the person you are today. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS And that person is pretty awesome.