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17 Things College Will Teach You outside the Classroom ...

By Holly

College is a learning experience. While you're there, you're going to learn a lot about the world. However, you won't always learn it while you're inside of a classroom. Here are a few things that you'll learn in college that won't be taught by your professors:

1 Technology is Essential

Technology is Essential Some teachers won't want you to use laptops in class. However, you'll need them to type up your assignments. You can't survive in this century without technology.

2 You Should Take Advantage of Anything Free

You Should Take Advantage of Anything Free College will make you realize how expensive everything is. So if your campus has an event with free food, you're definitely going to attend it.

3 Netflix is Better than a Friend

Netflix, text, cartoon, font, logo, Your friends won't always be there for you, but Netflix will. It'll help you relax when your life feels overwhelming.

4 Some Boys Will Lie for Sex

Some Boys Will Lie for Sex College boys aren't always more mature than high school boys. Some of them will lie to you and cheat on you, just because they can.

5 Some Boys Are Actual Gentleman

Some Boys Are Actual Gentleman College will also teach you that there are some genuinely nice people in the world. Some men will actually hold doors open for you and treat you with the respect you deserve.

6 Hangovers Suck

Hangovers Suck After you start drinking, it won't be long until you learn how horrible hangovers can be. They can ruin your entire day.

7 It’s Easy to Let Your Room Get Messy

It’s Easy to Let Your Room Get Messy If you put off cleaning for a few weeks, then the candy wrappers are going to pile up. In college, you'll realize just how important it is to keep your room tidy.

8 A Dollar Does’t Buy Much

screenshot, aMC, Unfortunately, a dollar won't go far. College will teach you that it's important to find a job that you love (that also pays well), because it's hard to survive without much money.

9 You Should Really Learn How to Cook

You Should Really Learn How to Cook You're going to get sick of Ramen if you eat it every single day. That's why you'll quickly realize how important it is to know how to cook at least a few different meals.

10 People Skills Are Important

People Skills Are Important You need to know how to talk to people. Otherwise, you'll have a hard time landing a job or a boyfriend.

11 It’s Easy to Lose Touch with Friends

person, lllllll, mess-, Even though you promised your high school friends that you'd keep in touch with them, it's a hard thing to do. After all, you have so many other things to worry about.

12 You Need More Sleep than You Think

You Need More Sleep than You Think There will be days when you stay up late to party or study, and then will be dead tired in the morning. In order to be productive, you need more sleep than you think you do.

13 You Need to Take Care of Yourself, Because No One else Will

person, people, costume, Your mom isn't around to tell you to wear a heavy coat in the cold, so you have to remember it yourself. No one else is going to baby you and look after you now that you're in college.

14 You’re Not as Grown up as You Thought

You’re Not as Grown up as You Thought Even though college kids are considered "adults," you probably don't feel like an adult. After all, you have trouble with certain things, like budgeting your money and remembering to do your laundry.

15 You Had It Good during Childhood

You Had It Good during Childhood You don't realize how amazing your childhood was until you grow up and are forced to deal with new responsibilities.

16 Your Family is Amazing

City, person, interaction, Citytv, Even if you hated living with your family, you're going to miss them once you move out of the house. After all, you love them.

17 You’re Stronger than You Ever Thought

You’re Stronger than You Ever Thought If college teaches you one thing, it'll be that you're more capable and headstrong than you ever thought. You can survive even the toughest days!

College will teach you a lot about the world, and you won't always learn lessons in the classroom. What other things has college taught you?

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