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    The 27 Times "Harry Potter" Was An Accurate Representation Of College Life

    *waits patiently for our Hogwarts acceptance letter*

    1. When the teacher says "pop quiz" and you haven't even looked at the reading.

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    Accio brain.

    2. When you’re scrambling to sign up for the best classes with your favorite professors before everyone else.

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    Get outta my way.

    3. When the teacher asks the class a question and waits for someone to answer.

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    *Averts eyes*

    4. What life is like when you have "syllabus week".

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    Bloody hell, college is AWESOME!

    5. When you pretend to be extremely busy after you've been caught looking at someone else's paper.

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    Nothing to see here, teach. Just working hard.

    6. When you’re late for class as a freshman and have to walk past everyone:

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     Just a couple of first years.

    7. Versus when you're late to class again as a senior:

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    "Hi" "Hey!" "How ya doing?" "I'm here, don't worry." 👋

    8. When the professor asks you something that wasn't covered in the reading.

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    "Well it may have escaped your notice, but life isn't fair." - Snape

    9. Sitting down to do a paper worth half of your grade the night before it’s due.

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    "It's fine. I'm fine. Everything will be fine."

    10. When your parents ask how your classes are going:

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    We did our best. Please don't kill us.

    11. When your roommate eats the food you’ve been thinking about all day and says they didn't.

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    It's time to bring out the veritaserum.

    12. When you see your friends again after a long holiday break.

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    *tears of joy*

    13. When it's the first day of school and you already know who's going to ruin the curve.

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    "It's wingardium leviOsa, not leviosAH.'" -Hermione Granger

    14. The moment of dread before the teacher hands back your test.

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    Those sweat marks under my armpits? Permanent.

    15. And surprisingly, you got a good grade on it even though you didn't study.

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    "Yer a wizard, Harry."

    16. When people are partying in the dorm room next to you and you have an 8am class.

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    Not saying we would ever use Avada Kedavra, but... desperate times call for desperate measures.

    17. What it feels like when you try to balance academics and a social life all at the same time.

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    It's really not that easy.

    18. When you see your crush at a party and they have no idea you exist.

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    College is your "awkward" years. Right?!

    19. When all your friends have finished their finals and you've still got one left.

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    'scuse me while I go cry myself to sleep.

    20. When you want to go out but you have so much work to do.

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    You can find us on the first-floor of Hogwarts at the library.

    21. But you end up going out anyway.

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    "I solemnly swear that I am up to no good."

    22. And debate your entire existence in class the next morning.

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    *cue the coffee*

    23. When you contemplate dropping out of college because of how much work there is.

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    Pep talk to ourselves: Get it together. You can do this.

    24. But you find out you passed and you're going to graduate.

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    Nailed it.

    25. And your parents aren't going to kill you after all.

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    "The boy who lived."

    26. Then you start to feel like an adult...

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    Hmmm... We're starting to miss our friends.

    27. And you realize college wasn't so bad after all.

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    "But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known."