New additions to the food groups: Top Ramen, Chips, Ben & Jerry's, Candy, and Oreos.
Duct tape fixes everything!
Going to the mailbox was never an ego-booster (or ego-breaker) before.
Sleep becomes more important.
You begin to nap again.
E-mail becomes your second language.
You never realized so many people are smarter than you.
You never realized so many people are dumber than you.
Bum rides, money, notes and snacks as much as you can get them.
Don't burn bridges, especially if they're good at math
Dry Ramen noodles never constituted as a meal before
Care packages rank up there with birthdays.
Printers only break down when you desperately need them.
Even though the beds are long, they are also extra narrow.
You never thought you would share so much about yourself with people you have known for such a short time.
Disney movies are more than just classics.
Find one thing you like in the dining hall and go with it.
Cereal makes a meal any time of day.
ATMs are the devil's advocate.
Ordering food at 1 AM is a common occurrence.
TV becomes a bigger time sucker than ever before.
Keys have never been so important, yet you seem to lose them more than ever before.
You meet the type of people you only thought existed in the movies.
You learn to sleep with light, noise, extreme temperatures, and roommates snoring.
You become a juggler with the balance between school, friends, girls, activities, work, parties.
You live for Mac & Cheese day at the dining hall
You begin to realize that college is about the ideal lifestyle, except for those pesky classes.
You get good at rationalizing on whether to do homework or not. Procrastination becomes an art.
Jeans may be worn as many times as the wearer desires.
The only reason you ever dress up is when everything else is dirty.
Classes: the later the better.
The longer you're there, the less you talk about home.
Boys will dance in college.
You are NEVER alone.
It's amazing how late you can stay up doing absolutely nothing, yet falling asleep in class or in the library takes an average of two seconds.
People magazine is your deep philosophical reading material.
All you have to do to make new friends is have mom send some cookies.
Dishes aren't dirty enough to wash until they have bugs and / or mold in them.
You get along so much better with your family now that you never see any of them.
Getting involved with school activities is the greatest way to get connected.
If one person is sick where you live [dorms, wing, etc] you will be within a week, as will everyone else.
Christmas lights are accepted year round.
Your apron’s dirty? Wear it backwards.
Tide-to-go is your new BFF.
Oxy clean…meet chef whites.
The longer the recipe the more pages it takes up in your paper.
10 minutes is more than enough time to get ready for your class.
A 10 minute break is plenty of time for a nap.
A 6 minute walk across campus feels like hours.
You don't speak to your friends during midterm and final weeks if you want them to stay friends.
Your shower doubles as a dishwasher.
Netflix becomes a sport.
Your life will never be the same again.