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16 Things Everyone Who Studies Politics at University Will Understand

“Does watching House of Cards count as revision?”

1. Immediately starting to question life and society as you know it.

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2. And accidentally ending up in political debates outside of uni all the time.

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3. Wishing people would stop automatically assuming that you want to be a politician.

Or Prime Minister.

Nope

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4. And learning that it’s easier to hold your tongue when people start incorrectly discussing politics.

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5. Actually changing plans so that you can watch some real life political drama unfold.

Popcorn

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6. Or binge watching a fictional one and calling it revision.

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7. The joy of finally getting your head around a really complicated aspect of political theory.

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8. Only to then discover that several new books have since been published that contradict everything you just learnt.

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9. Occasionally not even knowing how to respond to some of the dubious ideas thrown around in seminars.

Good Lord

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10. Especially when you then see some of them discussed by actual politicians.

“If you’d been been in our seminar last week I could’ve told you that wasn’t a good idea.”

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11. Not quite believing how many people don’t know the difference between a Politics degree and a Law degree.

They are completely different..?

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12. And dreading something happening before you graduate that could render your research kind of irrelevant.

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13. Feeling theorists and their theories slowly take over your life during exam season.

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14. And worrying that you won’t actually make it to the end of your degree.

15. Because although it can be great at times.

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16. You can’t help but wish sometimes that you’d studied a slightly less controversial subject.

Boris Johnson

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