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23 Stages of Your First Year at Uni, As Told By ‘The Parent Trap’

“I have class and you don’t.”

1. You arrive on move-in day excited to start.

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2. Until the fear of living alone hits you.

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3. But your mum does a huge shop for you which makes everything a bit better.

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4. You wake up on the first few days not knowing where you are.

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5. You’re introduced to a lot of new people from very different backgrounds.

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6. And instantly forget everyone’s names.

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7. Your new independence goes straight to your head.

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8. And before long you realise you can’t be trusted to look after yourself.

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9. You struggle to keep up with all the drinking.

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10. Drinking games in particular get very competitive. 

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11. And you’ll probably always be drunk before the taxi even arrives.

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12. Your first flat argument happens. Probably over something stupid like milk. 

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13. And you even clash with that one annoying person in your class.

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14. You hear about plagiarism for the first time.

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15. And submit your first essay.

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16. Your dance moves never get any better.

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17. Someone borrows your lecture notes and does better than you in an exam.

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18. You start to not care about your appearance and walk into uni without even looking in a mirror.

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19. But run the risk of ending up on a ‘Spotted’ Facebook page.

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20. You realise that most of the time your lecturers just want to tell you about their personal lives.

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21. And that everyone who said A-levels are harder than uni were lying.

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22. The lack of a good meal makes you live for events on campus with free food.

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23. And eventually you actually start to really miss your parents.

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