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What Parents Complain About During Your First Year in College

For first-generation students, going off to college is entering an unknown world. Adding to the struggle are these push-pull arguments with our parents because they just don’t get what we’re going through. Now that you’ve been accepted to college, here’s what your parents will probably rant about…

Ain’t nobody got time for family time anymore.

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I’ve changed my major seven times. NBD.

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I’m dead broke.

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Going greek doesn’t make me a devil worshiper.

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College is nothing like high school.

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Sleeping in the library doesn’t mean I’m homeless.

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Taking 15 units require intense studying especially during hell week. Why leave the library when I’ll be back tomorrow at the crack of dawn? Plus, all the straight A students are doing it.

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All-nighters are completely normal.

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Who has time for sleep with five classes, a part-time job and an internship? Sleep is for the weak and these ojeras are a badge of my dedication.

Experimenting is a phase.

I’m 20 years old, stop worrying about me.

You need to give me a break!

What did your parents complain about when you went off to college? mitú wants to know. Leave a comment below.

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