1. Finding friends is more important than finding people to hook up with. Way more important. Far too many women squander their first year of school stressing over who they’re gonna hook up with, and when, and how many times, and how popular he is, and how many sport$$$ he plays, etc., because they’re convinced that the point of college is to hook up—it’s not.
You’re The Worst It’s not that you don’t love spending time with your person. There’s just something about having that fact congratulated via bouquets of roses that makes your inner Grinch want to throw those roses right across the room.
Today, the Thought Catalog homepage is dedicated to college. Last week, we asked you to show off your school spirit by Tweeting or Instagramming your favorite “college” photos.
“But yes, your teachers may be stupid. So are you, so am I, so is everyone (except Neil DeGrasse Tyson).
Amy Gee 1. Skip School For The Right Reasons Here’s a news flash: Most of your college courses won’t matter.
Leo Hidalgo 1. Sociology 171: How To Make Friends Sober 2. Communication Studies 10: How To Say No To Things You Actually Don’t Want To Do 3.
Brittani Lepley 1. Is this your only option? Everyone should exhaust all available resources before applying for a private loan.
vollygda You’ll remember that one Professor who changed the way you thought about everything. The one who challenged you, enraged you, encouraged you and eventually helped you realize all that you’re capable of.
Twenty20, anniepersson 1. During college you’ll experience some of the best moments of your life, and the worst.
Shutterstock / Nagel Photography 1. Why do you have so much stuff? Don’t you realize you have a roommate that has to fit in your room, too?
ashim It is junior year of college and things are starting to be okay. I am learning how to stand alone without a constant security blanket.
Good Morning Thought Catalog Readers, Today on TC our staff and contributors are exploring the topic of college.
(YouTube) Found on AskReddit. 1. “I was 16 at my friend’s house. Whilst they were outside drinking beer through a hose I was inside my friend’s mum’s bedroom just chatting.
A Nightmare On Elm Street The year was 2003. I was 16 years old and my best friend was throwing a birthday party at her house.
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Flickr / Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism I’m the epitome of the millennial who didn’t use college to their advantage.
Sophia Sinclair 1. People assume that to be a good feminist is to embody masculine qualities. That the goal of feminism is to empower women by inspiring them to behave more like men.
maximontesde 1. “Every day when I wake up she inspires me to be a better person. When I met her I was a mess.
Twenty20 / luzaichalyssa You can’t force a connection with someone that you know just isn’t there, but sometimes you overlook a person before a connection has any chance to begin.
1. Growing up, your dad was always the Chill Dad. Not really because he was exceptionally lenient, but because he didn’t do the whole “You Are My Daughter, I Must Control Protect You By Being Strict With You In Ways I Probably Wouldn’t Be With A Boy” thing that so many of your friends’ dads pulled.