The Things You Learn Outside of Class

College teaches you a lot of things. Here at Mis it seems overwhelming the amount of things you learn in the classroom, let alone outside of the classroom. You’ve got all of the clubs and activities on campus, your gen ed classes, all of the Sisters of Mercy stuff that’s drilled into your brain! You’ve learned a lot that has helped you academically, physically, emotionally, spiritually and a lot of it you learned outside of class! Think about it; you’re on your own for the first time and you’re still alive!! That deserves an A+ right there! So here’s a list (with helpful GIFs included!) of some things that you might have already learned or will learn in the near future outside of the classroom!

  1. How to make friends, that last.
  2. And that some friendships don’t last
  3. How to interact with and respect people that are different than you.
  4. You learned how to do your laundry!
  5. And how to cook (with a microwave of course)
  6. That it’s okay to go a little crazy with the eating every now and then
  7. That sometimes coffee becomes a necessity
  8. How to get work done on little or no sleep
  9. That you will be tired all the time, no matter what
  10. How to just get by on the most minimal amount of work possible
  11. How cool it is to have school spirit
  12. That you will fail, but that’s okay
  13. How to negotiate with a professor to get a deadline bumped or grade changed
  14. How your professor can be cool to talk to outside of class
  15. How to deal with living in close quarters with another human being for the good
  16. And the bad
  17. How to live away from home
  18. That it’s okay to just want your parents sometimes
    52 Incredibly Important Things You Learn In College Outside The Classroom
  19. That alone time is needed and sometimes required
  20. How to live on a budget
  21. That free is the best flavor
  22. That it’s acceptable to wear sweatpants everyday
  23. Sometimes you have to forget about school and let loose
    52 Incredibly Important Things You Learn In College Outside The Classroom
  24. That sometimes things don’t work out
    52 Incredibly Important Things You Learn In College Outside The Classroom
  25. But that’s okay because it’s college, and these will probably be the best four (or more) years of your life!
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About alliegatormu

Hey I'm Allison or otherwise known as Alligator. I am currently a senior (yay grad school!) at MU studying speech-language pathology. I love MU because it reminds me of my high school; it's a tight-knit community where people hold doors for you no matter how far away you are. My favorite time on campus is in the fall, it is absolutely gorgeous. When I'm not studying I'm either reading or watching Netflix (yes I am a junkie). I also really love food, so cooking and baking are fun too!

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