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16 Things Nobody Warned Us About In College

Here's the low down on what college is really like. You'll be glad we told you. Head to Target to stock up for the *best four years of your life.*

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1. That your roommate would be shockingly antisocial.

You: Hey, how was class?Your roommate: *crickets*
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You: Hey, how was class?

Your roommate: *crickets*

2. That when people say all you'll be eating is ramen, they don't mean this...

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3. ...They mean this.

But hey, welcome to adulthood.
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But hey, welcome to adulthood.

4. That personal space would become a foreign concept.

Which is cool, it's like living in a perpetual sleepover, and sleepovers are really fun.
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Which is cool, it's like living in a perpetual sleepover, and sleepovers are really fun.

5. Or that the communal bathroom would reveal such odd habits.

Well, okay.
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Well, okay.

6. And would also require actual cleaning.

That's right, no moms are around to do the cleaning. Get out the sponges!
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That's right, no moms are around to do the cleaning. Get out the sponges!

7. That your RA would constantly be throwing "socials" in the way of your room.

And they would involve a lot of fruit punch and streamers.
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And they would involve a lot of fruit punch and streamers.

8. And that your RA would also try to intimidate you into going to those socials.

"So you want to pass your room inspection, huh?"
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"So you want to pass your room inspection, huh?"

9. That getting tickets to the game would actually be really hard.

And then everyone Instragrams pictures of it while you sit in your room.
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And then everyone Instragrams pictures of it while you sit in your room.

10. That registering for classes would be like this.

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There are but so many chill English professors.

11. And that studying wasn't going to be easy.

So many distractions, so little time to cram.
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So many distractions, so little time to cram.

12. That "art class" really means "art history" class.

This is absolutely not what you signed up for.
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This is absolutely not what you signed up for.

13. And that you'll spend a fortune on textbooks you'll use once.

Don't panic, you can always sell them to the underclassmen the following year.
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Don't panic, you can always sell them to the underclassmen the following year.

14. Or that you'll make a bunch of BFFs during orientation who you never see again.

Months later you'll bump into each other at a party and it'll be really awkward.
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Months later you'll bump into each other at a party and it'll be really awkward.

15. And that opening a care package from your parents would feel like this.

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Literally the best thing that has ever happened.

16. But really it's all par for the course, and you love it.

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