22 Pictures That Are Way, Way Too Real If You're In University

1. The start of school is when you're most enthusiastic and motivated, which lasts about five days.

1. The start of school is when you're most enthusiastic and motivated, which lasts about five days.

"Okay, this school year is gonna be MY YEAR", you say, greatly underestimating your ability to sustain motivation over several months.

2. And as soon as you're set an assignment, you know it's all downhill from there.

2. And as soon as you're set an assignment, you know it's all downhill from there.

3. Receiving your syllabus and seeing the prices of the books you need never ceases to amaze you.

3. Receiving your syllabus and seeing the prices of the books you need never ceases to amaze you.

£200 for a textbook you'll NEVER USE AGAIN.

4. And tbh, they never seem to prepare you for the things you *actually* need to know.

4. And tbh, they never seem to prepare you for the things you *actually* need to know.

5. Your diet is pretty questionable when you're at university.

5. Your diet is pretty questionable when you're at university.

Home-cooked meals? Never felt that.
Never experience that.

6. And it doesn't get much better when you leave either.

6. And it doesn't get much better when you leave either.

Old habits die hard, I guess.

7. If you have midyear exams, you're one of the unlucky ones.

7. If you have midyear exams, you're one of the unlucky ones.

8. Because studying feels like absolute torture.

8. Because studying feels like absolute torture.

9. And that's if you get any studying done at all.

9. And that's if you get any studying done at all.

10. Alternatively, your course is the one that's essay based.

10. Alternatively, your course is the one that's essay based.

11. Which of course lures you into a false sense of security, and allows you to leave it until the last minute.

11. Which of course lures you into a false sense of security, and allows you to leave it until the last minute.

12. Group presentations at university become the absolute bane of your life.

12. Group presentations at university become the absolute bane of your life.

13. Because you're either the person who does all the work or the person who does none at all.

13. Because you're either the person who does all the work or the person who does none at all.

Don't be that person.

14. But no matter what person you are, you can only be one of two.

14. But no matter what person you are, you can only be one of two.

There is no in-between.

15. There are times when you overestimate just how much work you can do in the time you've allowed yourself.

15. There are times when you overestimate just how much work you can do in the time you've allowed yourself.

16. And times when you're underestimated, which is the perfect chance to prove your "Don't Leave It To The Night Before" teacher wrong.

16. And times when you're underestimated, which is the perfect chance to prove your

17. As soon as it gets closer to the end of the school year, a familiar feeling of dread comes over you.

17. As soon as it gets closer to the end of the school year, a familiar feeling of dread comes over you.

"Three months 'til summer! Two months until my life is over and I fail all my exams! Yay!"

18. And no matter how long you give yourself to study, it's still never enough.

18. And no matter how long you give yourself to study, it's still never enough.

19. When the exams arrive, your brain goes into overdrive.

19. When the exams arrive, your brain goes into overdrive.

You spend 95% of your time in the library studying or thinking about being in the library studying.

20. But there's nothing like the sweet miracle of finding out that horrific test wasn't that bad after all.

20. But there's nothing like the sweet miracle of finding out that horrific test wasn't that bad after all.

THANK YOU, SWEET BABY JESUS.

21. After spending several years praying for the day you no longer get homework, you kinda miss it when you no longer have it.

21. After spending several years praying for the day you no longer get homework, you kinda miss it when you no longer have it.

22. Because you know what comes after university? Applying for jobs.

22. Because you know what comes after university? Applying for jobs.

And that's the real struggle.

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