Not only does today mark the one day of the year you should never wear white, it also marks the first day of school throughout a majority of North America! While Freshmen are still getting comfortable in residence, and veterans are rekindling their friendships and preparing for another Frosh week, there are a lot of mixed emotions about going back to school.
Sometimes you think your ready, but you truly don’t want to grow up without having a single friend on campus…
ok on second thoughts don't wanna go college take me back to school with all my pals pls
— Callie Horrell x (@calliehorrellx) September 4, 2017
Then you have the debate with yourself, where is your actual home?
For returning vets in whatever year their in, they can all relate that they’re beyond excited to go back…
If you aren't counting down the days till you get to go back to uni then u didnt pick the right school or the right friends
— sarah kane (@sarahkaner) August 17, 2017
And get pissed off when people complain and bring them down from their high…
if ur sad about going back to school u picked the wrong college
— jules (@juliannafitz) August 26, 2017
Some might even get slightly annoyed they’re even going back for yet another year depending on how long they’ve been there…
Me: yeah today's my last day and then I go back to school
Coworker: which high school you go to
Me: 5th yr of college actually #babyface
— Chris Emerson (@DonkeyDong13) August 25, 2017
Yet everyone knows how the system of being at school works, and they’re all accepting of it…
Girls will go downtown sober with 2$ and some sideboob and go home turnt with 2$ and some junior chickens, masters of finessing
— c h i n (@adamchin_) September 4, 2017
Girls spend $70 on an outfit and curl hair and put on makeup just to hook up with a frat boy in a Hawaiian shirt who peed his bed last night
— Anna (@letsgetfunke) September 3, 2017
Most are even already done with people’s shit…
STOP ENCOURAGING EVERYONE TO GO TO COLLEGE THERE IS NOT ENOUGH PARKING
— Austin Sawyer (@austy23) August 29, 2017
And everyone actually gets a little low key upset because they feel they could have worked on their tan a little bit more, and now they’ll be too busy to…
love it on the last week n abit before we go back to school/college it starts to get really sunny!Thank you B'mouth✌🏻
— J A Z (@jazzcook3) August 26, 2017
But at least they earned plenty of money to last for the month of September…
when u check your phone to see all the photos u took this summer but it's only filled with works schedules
— jaay (@asianincanada) September 3, 2017
And remember that money you earned will only last you the first week…
"Syllabus week" has turned into syllabus 5 min you need this $80 access code now take out a pencil here's your first exam switch your major
— Olivia Sneary (@OliviaSneary) August 31, 2017
And for some, we just like to reminisce about the glory years…
Imagine going back to school/college tomorrow hahahahahaha no thanks so glad that part of my life is over
— dan (@_danbeaumont) September 4, 2017
And think, “shit, now what?”
realisation that I'm not going back to school or college ever has just sunk in and I'm a bit lost actually
— em (@EmWallbank) September 5, 2017
And remember we no longer have friends that live near us.
I get sad when my college age friends go back to school it feels like I'm all alone
— Tyson GoodBoy (@Tyson_GB) August 26, 2017
So we sit and wait for reading week and Christmas break so you can love us again.
The tan lines may fade, but the memories will last. RIP Summer 2017. And to all returning back to school… May the odds be ever in your favor.
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