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29 Secrets College Students Won't Tell You

In college, no one is too cool for school.

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2. A futon is cheaper than a couch, and better to have sex on.

The most important furniture purchase of your young life, ladies and gentlemen.

4. No one has a clue what is going on during freshman orientation (or the rest of the year, for that matter) and anyone who acts otherwise is lying.


6. You will say you are never making "bad decisions" again, but that is the biggest lie in the world and you know it.

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Staying out until 3 a.m. and making out with a stranger is a mistake with which you are strangely familiar.

7. Deep down, you kind of like drinking the cheap stuff.

Enjoy pounding cheap brews now, because you have the rest of your life to drink the "good stuff."

8. Getting to know your professors is actually kind of awesome, because they're usually rock stars.

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Once you sort through the Snapes, you will find there are a few Dumbledores and McGonagalls in there who will happily be the mentors in your life you need.


10. The only time you do laundry is when you run out of clean underwear, and not a moment before.

Because you have better things to do, obviously.


14. Writing a thesis may kill you, but the pride you have in the finished product is well worth the effort.

Few things are as rewarding — plus, you get to brag about it to your friends and family.


29. And finally, college is more than just classes and parties. It's where you make some important mistakes, meet lifelong friends, and grow up in the process.