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10 Expectations You Had About Second Year That Didn’t Exactly Live Up To Reality

You have a lot of expectations going into second year. Not all of them live up to the reality.

1. You expected to attend more lectures and actually participate – second year “counts” after all.

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Reality: your attitude is no different to first year.

And when you do attend lectures you realise they’re much harder than you expected.

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2. You expected you’ll become a lot better at preparing for seminars.

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Reality: you leave it till the last minute and go with nothing. As usual.

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3. As you’re getting a little older now you expected to be much better at looking after yourself. 

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Reality:

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4. You expected your social life to be just as lively as it was in first year.

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Reality: you have work to do now. 

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5. You expected moving into your first house to be an exciting change.

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Reality: there are now a lot of people sharing just one bathroom. And it’s not even that nice.

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6. You expected your professors to treat you with more respect now you’re a second year.

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Reality: your first year mentality stops that from happening.

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7. You expected to learn from your mistakes in first year and handle money a lot better.

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Reality: you have bills to pay now, remember?

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8. You expected you might get a part-time job.

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Reality: you either don’t bother, don’t have time because uni is all of a sudden really hard, or face rejections for not being flexible enough. 

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9. You expected (or hoped) you’ll still have loads of free time.

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Reality: lol no

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10. And you expected to be a lot more active in joining societies and getting involved with uni.

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Reality: taster sessions are a lot more daunting than you thought. 

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Oh well, there’s always third year, right?

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