It’s true that American higher education has changed in recent years: rising tuition, five-year degrees, spiraling student debt, but some college experiences are still universal. The following clips help remind us why for so many it’s still the best four (or five) years of their lives.
The first step, of course, is getting in.
The joys of dorm life. Remember your first morning?
Everyone’s heard of the fabled Freshman 15. Well, here’s the source…
College is all about rites of passage. Like streaking.
This ain’t high school, baby. In college, the competition is fierce, and the bar is much, much higher.
What do you mean you didn’t read pages one through forty-eight?
What better excuse than college to spend four years engaged in epic road trips and the illegal entry of cemeteries after dark?
College is a time for making the greatest friends of your lives. Or not.
Where else in your life will you find people who passionately believe that your mind is valuable and worth enriching?
Ahh, finally, graduation.