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16 Things Your Parents Will Never Understand About Your Life at University

Being a student can be the most challenging thing a person can go through without the added pressure of having to explain everything about university to your parents. If you have the same problems, you will know how much your parents don’t understand the following things.

1. The fact that your student loan doesn’t stop you from becoming poor af.

2. You actually are capable of looking after yourself. Sometimes.

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3. But if you do ask for help, it doesn’t mean you’re incapable.

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4. And if you haven’t spoken to them for a few days, it probably doesn’t mean you’re dead.

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5. You can live off pasta for every meal of every day.

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6. And all that fruit juice you mixed into that cocktail the other night definitely counts towards your 5-a-day.

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7. Your student house will cost an arm and a leg and it will probably be tiny and mouldy. But that’s the way it is.

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8. Just because you’re procrastinating, it doesn’t mean you’re not stressed.

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9. In fact, it probably means you’re more stressed than ever.

10. Your addiction to Netflix is not a bad thing in the grand scheme of things.

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11. And your constant need for sleep is just a sign of how hard you’re working when you’re awake. Honestly.

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12. Not knowing what you’re doing after uni yet is not the end of the world.

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13. And neither is the possibility of not getting a first.

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14. You’re not necessarily going to end up getting a graduate job straight away.

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15. Or even a job that relates to your degree.

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16. And as much as you love your student life, you’ll always love home more.

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