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22 Things That Happen When You're Home For Summer Vacation

Because things get real weird when you return back to the nest after living on your own for the past 8 months.

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12. Eventually, you'll get tired of every. single. person. asking how your first year was.

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And you'll develop a precise answer, which you'll have to repeat at least 20 times to your family members, your friends' family members, and random acquaintances.


13. It'll take you a couple of weeks to get used to being around your highschool friends, who have all these new inside jokes and stories that you don't understand.

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It doesn't mean you love them any less, but it's just a little weird that you all don't know everything and everyone in each others' lives.

14. You'll be forced to do all the chores you were able to escape for the past semester.

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You know that comfy bed you get to sleep in? Yeah, you have to make that up. But you always did that in college anyway, right? (Ok, maybe you just told your parents that...)

15. And once you receive your student bill, you'll realize how broke you really are.

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This is when parents get all sneaky and use lines like, "But I thought you were an adult? We don't need to pay for your things."

16. Which means you'll have to get a job.

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And not some sort of cool internship either. You're probably going to be stuck way down on the bottom of the work totem pole. Because awesome internships that are both exciting and look good on a resume normally don't pay very well and are VERY hard to get.


17. All that homemade food (and junk food that's now a vital part of your diet) is not gonna help you get rid of your freshman fifteen

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As hard as it is to accept, ramen noodles, mac and cheese, and alcohol actually have a good amount of calories.

18. Hopefully, you brought your car with you to college and you're not driving for the first time in 4 months.

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But you'll probably get back into the groove after having several close calls with the police (who are far less lenient than campus police when it comes to speeding).

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