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17 Things Only People Who Go To College In A Big City Understand

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1. Your assignments include visits to some of the most important museums in the world.

You'll struggle to let go of the student discount once you graduate.
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You'll struggle to let go of the student discount once you graduate.

2. Your stomach has more refined taste than dining hall food.

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You don't do "ramen." (Except the five-star ramen place down the block.)

3. Public transit is yours to own.

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But you also own campus transit.

4. The internship race is real. If you don't have one at all times, you're behind.

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Everyone and their mother has one.

5. Greek life (maybe) exists, but it isn't as intense or popular as it is at your friends' schools.

Where would you even find the space to meet?
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Where would you even find the space to meet?

6. You know the importance of befriending locals...

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You've even tried dating a few.

7. ...and spotting the perfect, not-too-expensive, not-too-terrible real estate.

Student apartments are not the same as apartment apartments.
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Student apartments are not the same as apartment apartments.

8. Your commute to work provides creative fodder for essays.

In lieu of reading, you do a few hours of living.
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In lieu of reading, you do a few hours of living.

9. And meeting a student from another school in your city is like meeting your best/worst frenemy.

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"He doesn't even go here."

10. You feel extra guilty staying in on the weekends...

11. ...because the nightlife is literally downstairs.

You know every club's closing time.
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You know every club's closing time.

12. It takes a while to get your bearings, but by sophomore year, you're an expert with directions.

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13. And while your friends go crazy over their school's a cappella festivals...

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14. ...you're usually busy at a different type of concert.

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Underground concerts don't happen on the quad.

15. Your walks of shame prepare you for real-world walks of shame.

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Avoiding people in public is an art.

16. And something about waking up to a bustling city is always inspiring to you..

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17. ...because you live on the CAMPUS OF LIFE.

And it requires a lot of walking.
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And it requires a lot of walking.

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