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30 Ways Student Life is Just Like ‘Friends’

Our favourite TV characters of all time are more like students than you think. You will all come across a Joey, a Phoebe or even a Monica at university.

The many ups and downs they experienced in the 10 years they were on TV match our student life pretty well – finding that we have all been there during these tough and tiring years.

1. You get unwelcome visitors.

Of course you can come in without knocking…

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2. Everything breaks.

Cue the frantic call to the landlord/reception…

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3. Days are tiring.

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4. You witness some strange things.

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5. You miss your friends when you’re not with them.

Even if you’re out in da club and only saw them like 10 minutes ago.

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6. You hear some shocking rumours.

I mean, where did that even come from?!

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7. Pizza is the greatest thing in the world.

Enough said.

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8. You might bump into people from your ‘past life’.

Never pleasant, but at least it’s not Janice.

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9. You go to both good and bad parties.

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10. You are a mixed bag of emotions.

Exam stress, the rumour mill, hangovers – life is just one emotional rollercoaster.

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11. You make some drunken mistakes.

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12. You have the best uni friends.

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13. Who all like to spy on other people who live on your street.

Totally normal.

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14. You are tasting the reality of independence.

And it’s really tough. Grad jobs? Placement year? Where is my life going? SO QUICK.

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15. You come across some idiots.

Good riddance.

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16. And some judgemental people.

Normally they tell you this when you didn’t ask for their opinion. Thanks.

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17. You get overwhelmingly happy with a decent grade.

I’m just happy I passed.

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18. You make best friends.

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19. You become more forgetful each day.

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20. Bad fancy dress occurs.

Unfortunate for them, but hilarious for you.

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21. The littlest things are exciting.

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22. Embarrassing photos are common.

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23. Eating whilst drunk-dancing is a profession.

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24. As is drinking whilst maintaining a conversation.

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25. You have experienced some crazy driving.

Taxi rides are never great after a night out.

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26. You have met some creepy people.

Do you mind, not?

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27. You don’t understand people’s confusing love lives.

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28. You and your housemates have become very close.

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29. Cleanliness is shocking.

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30. But generally life is great.

University is the best, so through the highs and lows, you always have fun.

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