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30 Times Your University Life Was Just Like ‘Parks and Recreation’

“I am super chill all the time”

1. Before you arrived you were really excited and felt prepared for this. 

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2. You had the best intentions of being the perfect student.

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3. You arrived looking forward to the freedom of living on your own.

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4. And claimed your cupboard and bedroom territory.

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5. You didn’t always get on with your flatmates…

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6. And found it a little awkward introducing yourself to people at first…

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7. But you get over it by hitting it hard in Freshers’ Week.

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8. And probably embarrassing yourself (multiple times). 

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9. You made some great new friends. 

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10. And finally started to feel like you were adjusting to life as a student.

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11. So decided to just enjoy it and take it easy for a while. 

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12. But then the lectures hit you and you realised it would be more difficult than you assumed…

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13. And being hungover at uni was just about the worst thing ever. 

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14. There was so much new terminology you needed to get to grips with. 

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15. That you kind of felt a little* clueless.

*A lot.

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16. So you went back to what you were good at…

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17. Your parents had no chill and wanted to check up on you all the time.

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18. Which you resented until you actually needed their help with something.

“Mum, what’s the difference between bio and non-bio washing powder?”

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19. A lot of your money went on takeaways.

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20. And you quickly learned how it easy it is to waste your student loan.

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21. Eventually you had to accept that you can’t just avoid all your responsibilities. 

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22. So finally made a start on some of those essays.  

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23. But by this point you were already so far behind. 

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24. Forgotten coursework is a thing that creeped up on you.  

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25. Meaning all-nighters were very necessary. 

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26. Exam season inevitably comes around which also takes its toll on you. 

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27. Not to mention your personal hygiene.

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28. A lot of the time you just sit there pondering what to do with your life. 

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29. But every time you somehow manage to pull through. 

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30. And then just forget about all your responsibilities again until next year. 

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