1. The AP Stylebook = The Bible.
2. The horror of being asked why you decided to major in a "dying profession."
Yeah, I decided to spend my life on a sinking ship. Lost cause. Thanks for asking.
3. Even though you're supposed to practice editing yourself, you rely on spell-check to be your secret guardian angel.
4. How hard it is to suppress the urge to correct one of your professors when they make a grammar/spelling error.
5. You hear the word "deadline" way too much, especially between your classes, internship, and job at the school newspaper/site.
And you're definitely not looking forward to hearing on a regular basis when you graduate.
6. There is no right answer to "Should I get a journalism master's?"
7. You know about the random events around school because of your work at the campus publication.
8. These people are basically who you want to be by the time you graduate.
Though, secretly, you think you're already one of them.
9. And if a journo royal comes to speak at school, it's hard not to fangirl out.
10. There is nothing more satisfying than hitting your word count on an article for class.
11. But nothing more frustrating than having to cut down your piece because you're over.
12. Phone tag should be an Olympic event.
13. There are such things as awful words and good words.
14. Some people are meant to do stand-ups....
15. And some... should stick to print.
And all those classes where you tried to branch out was a time better left forgotten.