First year is a confusing time for a young adult. You’re thrust into a world of responsibility. In my first year, I lived in off-campus housing for eight months.
These are a few things I learned during that time:
1. Bathrooms don't magically clean themselves.
Huh, who would’ve thought?
2. You will most definitely not have time to go back to your house with back-to-back lectures.
This means you’ll always be carrying your room with you.
3. You'll constantly wonder if you're close enough to your roommates to use their stuff.
The only way to know is to either ask, or just give it a shot.
4. This means your house will either feel like you’re sleeping over at your best friend's place...
5. Or a temple of passive aggressiveness.
6. Your landlord will be the most helpful person when the laundry machine stops working.
Gotta have clean clothes!
7. You’ll also discover the perils of grocery shopping.
8. And you'll find fruits and vegetables are more expensive than junk food.
9. Plus cooking...on your own? Nightmare.
Get tips that can help you become a more confident chef in this post.
10. Lastly, you might feel like a broken piggy bank when the rent is due.
In conclusion, this adulting thing is hard.
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