As an incoming freshman, all of the college hustle & bustle can surround a student. All of a sudden the parents are not there to feed you, give you money and do your laundry. Before you know it you get behind in schoolwork, bills, don’t have food to eat and have piles of dirty clothes lying around. Every one of these is common college realization.
The first few weeks are not bad, after high school graduation, you receive a lot of new stuff to decorate your dorm room. When you finally get adapted to college life, you realize that tomorrow you have 2 tests, 1 paper and a project due. This is when it all hits. College is a whole different world than high school. The next thing, after the outrageous explosion of homework, you obtain your first credit card ever, this means that it is time to go shopping. Now that your closet is full of new clothes, you get your 500-dollar bill in next weeks mail; suddenly you fall into debt. Increasingly everything is starting to build up stress and a large burden is placed on your shoulders.
At this moment it seems like a good idea to go back to your dorm and grab something to eat, but when you walk in you see that everything is bone dry. You are so stressed out it seems like if one thing isn’t wrong then it is another, you feel like your about to explode.
Soon after, you notice that your new 500-dollar wardrobe has transformed into a heaping pile of dirty, grungy clothes in the middle of your floor. This requires that you have to scrounge up some loose change to do some laundry for the first time ever. It takes a couple of trial loads that turn white shirts into pink ones and regular blue jeans into jeans that shrunk 2 sizes and now are able to fit, before you figure out how to successfully do your own laundry.
After many lessons learned, I have come to the conclusion that with college comes a large quantity of stress, but also responsibility in the long run. In order to not get behind in college and be...