Being A Student In Your Early Twenties Vs. Your Late Twenties

Group work: shitty at every age. :’)

1. The first day of class:

2. Early twenties: “So ready for this brand-new chapter of my life!”


3. Late twenties: “Ugh. This again.”

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4. Meeting new people:

5. Early twenties: “Hey hi hello OMG! We have so much in common sit next to meeeeeeeeeeeee!”

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6. Late twenties: “Hello.”

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7. Buying textbooks:

8. Early twenties: “The course guide says I need all of these, why would they lie?”

9. Late twenties: “Literally only if I get six weeks in and I absolutely need to.”


10. Doing readings:

11. Early twenties: “Sure, I’ll do the readings…if I have time?”

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12. Late twenties: “Ugh I guess I’ll at least read the introductions and conclusions?”

13. Doing presentations:

14. Early twenties: “Oh god oh god this is the worst everyone is judging me I shouldn’t have worn this ughhhhh.”


15. Late twenties: “I got dis.”


16. Not having any friends in class:

17. Early twenties: “This is the worst.”



18. Late twenties: Literally whatever.


19. Taking notes:

20. Early twenties: “Quick, quick. Write everything down before she moves on to the next…fuck! Go back, go back, please, go back!”

21. Late twenties: “That is actually important. I’ll make a note.”


22. Doing assignments:

23. Early twenties: “I probably should have done the readings.”


24. Late twenties: “I mean, at least I know which reading to look at to find quotes in?”

25. Dealing with stress:

26. Early twenties: “I’m just going to have a few drinks and then I’ll figure it out.”

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27. Late twenties: “What can I eat to treat myself while I endure this hell?”


28. Free periods:

29. Early twenties: “Hi where are my friends let’s hang out heeeeyyyyyy!”


30. Late twenties: “Bye.”


31. Dressing for class:

32. Early twenties: “Ugh I’d never be one of those people who turn up to class looking like they just rolled out of bed.”


33. Late twenties: “I just rolled out of bed and I DGAF.”


34. The night before a 9 a.m. class:

35. Early twenties: “Let’s go out!”

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36. Late twenties: “I am already in bed and it’s 9 p.m.”

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37. The study week before exams:

38. Early twenties: “A whole week to party YAAASS!”


39. Late twenties: “Ugh I have so much to revise.”

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40. And group work:

41. Early twenties: “This is the worst.”


42. Late twenties: “This is the worst.”


Literally group work is nothing but eternal suckage.

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