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18 Stages of Your First Year as a University Student, As Told By ‘Parks and Recreation’

Your first year goes so quickly.

1. Going to university for the first time, you soon discover that student life can be pretty great.

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2. You make a load of new friends.

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3. And get drunk on a regular basis without anyone judging you.

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4. Although you may sometimes try too hard to impress people…

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5. You eventually start to break out of your shell and be who you truly are.

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6. But you struggle to prove how independent you can be.

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7. Eating healthily doesn’t go as you planned.

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8. And exercising gets the better of you.

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9. There comes a time when you think uni is just too hard.

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10. Freshers’ Flu attacks you.

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11. The assignments start to pile up.

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12. Lectures become a blur.

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13. And money begins to wear thin.

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14. Yet you will still make any excuse to buy a new outfit.

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15. But things soon turn around. Your student loan arrives.

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16. Your grades start to pick up.

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17. And you realise you’ve had a pretty epic year.

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18. One that you wouldn’t change for the world.

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