41 Reasons College Is Better Than High School

41 Reasons You're Happy High School Is Over

  1. You get to pick your own schedule.
  2. So basically, you’re sleeping ’til noon every day.
  3. Bitchy girls finally get put in their place. No one thinks brats are cute past 18.
  4. It’s finally acceptable to get shitfaced before your school’s sporting event.
  5. So acceptable, in fact, that the campus is covered in tailgates and darties on Game Day.
  6. There are too many people on your campus for cliques to exist. Thank God.
  7. When you and your boyfriend break up, you don’t have to see him every day.
  8. No more shitty cafeteria food.
  9. Now you get shitty dining hall food, which is kinda, sorta better.
  10. You’ll never have to hear the goddamn bell again.
  11. You can get drunk on a Wednesday and no one will judge you for Thursday’s hangover.
  12. You get to hook up in an actual bed now.
  13. Which means you don’t have to have sex in the backseat of your boyfriend’s car.
  14. Unless you want to.
  15. You finally get to experience independence.
  16. Even though you still rely on your parents for basically everything.
  17. Frat parties. Obviously.
  18. You can wear the same outfit on Monday and Tuesday and no one will know you’re an outfit repeater.
  19. What the fuck is a curfew?
  20. You don’t have to ask to go to the bathroom during class.
  21. Which makes you wonder why you ever had to ask in the first place.
  22. Your locker will never get jammed again.
  23. You don’t even have a locker.
  24. Just a home, that you get to return to for naps in between classes.
  25. You get to meet people that actually live more then five minutes away from where you grew up.
  26. Your parents are more likely to give you money.
  27. For textbooks and groceries, obviously.
  28. You’ll never have to attend gym class again.
  29. Popularity isn’t really a big deal any more.
  30. You can all dress like shit and no one cares.
  31. Honestly, dressing like shit might even help you fit in better.
  33. Class doesn’t last from 8 AM to 3 PM.
  34. You’re honestly flabbergasted that you were ever even able to sit through classes for so long.
  35. No more sexist dress code.
  36. You can blast music as loud as you want without your parents getting offended by modern rap lyrics.
  37. Way fewer zits.
  38. Still some. But definitely fewer.
  39. You aren’t obligated to stress over planning the perfect prom.
  40. No one freaks out if you have a hickey.
  41. You probably shouldn’t still be giving or receiving hickies, though.

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Lucky Jo

Lucky Jo is a former and current TSM writer who likes her men how she likes her coffee: way too hot and unforgivably bitter. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 2016, proving that C's do in fact get degrees. She now spends her days working for a social media marketing agency, hiking with her dachshund, and trying to bring back the scrunchie. Hate mail and goat memes can be sent to

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