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11 Expectations You Have of Going Home For Summer Vs. The Reality

Let’s face it, the summer holidays don’t always go as planned…

1. You think you’ll make the most of your free time by being cultured.

Preferably in the sun.

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Reality: You sit inside binge-watching another series on Netflix just like you do at uni.

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2. You expect you’ll spend lots of time outdoors appreciating nature.

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Reality: You only leave your bed if you have to.

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3. You imagine going on an amazing summer holiday to an exotic destination.

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Reality: You might sit in your garden for a bit when the sun comes out.

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4. You plan on finally getting fit now that you have time to exercise properly.

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Reality: You’ll go on long walks to the fridge so that you can eat your body weight in food.

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5. You think you’ll go to loads of fun summer parties with your friends.

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Reality: You’re alone 90% of the time because your home friends are all working and your uni friends are too far away.

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6. You could enjoy earning money and experience by landing a cool summer internship.

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Reality: You’ll work long hours for a minimum wage and enjoy nothing.

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7. You could fall in love and have a cute summer romance.

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Reality: You’ll accidentally swipe right on Tinder and then make up excuses to cancel the date.

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8. You’ll love being reunited with everyone and anyone you know.

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Reality: You immediately wish everyone would go away.

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9. You think you’ll enjoy being looked after by your parents again.

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Reality: You’ll mourn the loss of your independence while being lectured on what you’re doing with your life.

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10. You intend to get a head start on your reading list for next year.

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Reality: You’ll keep putting it off until there’s no time left.

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11. You expect that you’ll relish every last second of being back at home after counting down to it for so long.

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Reality: You’ll remember why you left to go to uni in the first place and wish you could just go back already.

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