Myth: You’re a senior so you obviously have your whole life planned out, including but not limited to: where you’ll be working, who you’re marrying, how many kids you’ll have, etc.
Reality: You’re a senior, so getting out of bed is a humongous accomplishment. Everything after that is an added bonus.
Myth: You’ll be great at time-management now that you’ve had four years of practice.
Reality: Procrastination still wins. Every time.
Myth: Freshman 15.
Reality: Senior 15. And a caffeine dependency.
Myth: You’ll have a job by graduation.
Reality: You won’t.
Myth: You’ll be really excited about graduation and finally being done with college.
Reality: Well, you will be, but you will also cry about it regularly because you miss it.
Myth: You take only the easiest classes senior year and have no homework.
Reality: There’s a thing called “Capstone.” Enough said.
Myth: You do everything on your own because you’re independent and all grown up.
Reality: You have mid-day, bi-weekly mental breakdowns because you can’t adult anymore.
Myth: You’ll realize that despite the hardships and all you dealt with and fought through – these were four incredible years.
Reality: Nope. This myth is true.