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14 Gifs That Will Resonate With College Students

by
CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of California, Santa Barbara


College: it’s the best of times, it’s the worst of times. And while everyone’s college experience is different, you’ll always find other students who deal with all-nighters, Netflix marathons, and finals stress just like you. Check out these totally relatable college experiences everyone is familiar with! (Gifs via giphy.com)

How you feel about your roommates during week one…

hugging

….versus week six

annoyance

Being excited about the dining commons for approximately three seconds

spaghetti 

I just want a home-cooked meal!

How you think you'll spend every weekend...

party

...versus what you actually end up doing

sleeping

Related: Video: Party Schools: Fact vs. Fiction

What you look (and feel) like walking to class after an all-nighter

exhaustion

Finding the motivation to work out after spending hours on homework

gym

Becoming extremely defensive when people ask what you want to do with your life 

don't ask me

Walking into the laundry room when you run out of socks

laundry

Related: Laundry Tips for College Students

Getting accustomed to eating Top Ramen every night for dinner

simpsons

Feeling like such an adult after your first grocery shopping trip

groceries

Related: Your Guide to Grocery Shopping in College

Accepting that you have a severe coffee addiction

coffee

Knowing that you’d ace The Art of Napping 100 (if you could take that class)

nap

Remembering that the next four years are going to go by fast, so you better make them count!

the office 

Looking for ways to “make it count”? Check out our Student Life section!

titanic

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About Carmiya Baskin

Hi! My name is Carmiya Baskin, and I am a second-year Feminist Studies major at UCSB. I love everything Disney, Harry Potter, and feminist related. When I'm not reading or writing, you can find me chilling at the beach with friends or eating peanut butter right out of the jar while binge-watching The Office. I am so excited and honored to share my tips on everything that college has to offer through CollegeXpress. Hope you enjoy my thoughts! Thank you!

 
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