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    The Harsh Truth About College

    What the movies don't tell you.

    You get into your dream school, and you couldn't be more excited...

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    You roll up on move in day and you see your dorm room for the first time...

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    You get ready to go out to your first frat party...

    But then you get there and everyone is like...

    So you're just like...

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    And you run away...

    You expect to take pictures with your friends that look like this...

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    But really they end up looking more like this...

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    Before you know it, all your friends have boyfriends, and you realize...

    Soon you discover the horror of 8 a.m. classes...

    You show up to math class and you can't understand your professor...

    So you go to your TA, but they're like...

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    And all of the sudden it's time for your first exam. So you study really hard, but still feel unprepared...

    And then you see the test...

    You were so busy preparing for the exam that you fell behind on all your other homework...

    But instead, you decide to go out...

    Meanwhile, the food in the cafeteria starts to get a little repetitive...

    Your parents always call to check in and see how everything is going...

    They ask you about your sleeping habits...

    People try and tell you that the major you've chosen is a complete waste of time...

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    After a while, the appeal of "partying" starts to fade...

    But you still rely on your best friend to get you through the week...

    You see relatives over the holidays and they ask you what your favorite thing is about college...

    And then finals week starts approaching...

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    But instead of studying you just procrastinate...

    You force yourself to study, drink too much caffeine, and sleep for five hours total over a five-day period...

    After each semester ends, you wonder what fresh hell the next semester will bring...

    You come to the realization that everything you learned from movies and television about college was a total and complete lie.

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