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17 Mistakes Every College Student Has to Make at Least Once

When we make mistakes, we learn a valuable lesson and can warn others to not do as we did. However, there a few mistakes every collegiette must make for herself before she can know better. Here are a few blunders that every collegiette experiences at some time in her college career. 

1. Signing up for an 8 a.m. class on Mondays.

2. Deciding to drink the jungle juice without knowing what’s in it. 


3. Getting way too dressed up for a casual party.

4. Getting way too into a theme party when everyone else decided not to dress up. 

5. Ordering an entire pizza for yourself at 2 a.m.

6. Starting a 10-page paper at midnight the night before it’s due.

7. Skipping class to have a Netflix marathon. 

8. Sleeping in too late at a hook-up’s place and doing the walk of shame through a busy campus.

9. Having a very public make-out session. 

10. Forgetting to study for a midterm.

11. Pulling an all-nighter to work on an assignment (or catch up on your TV shows). 

12. Going to a fitness class you thought would be manageable (that turns out to be way too challenging). 

13. Spending a crazy amount of money at a bar.

14. Drinking too much the night before an early class or important commitment. 

15. Pregaming too hard before going out for the night. 

16. Signing up for a free credit card (and subsequently racking up massive debt). 

17. Getting hung up on a crush who simply isn’t worth your time.

Corinne Sullivan is an editorial intern at Her Campus. She is in her senior year at Boston College, majoring in English with a Creative Writing Concentration. On campus, she cheers at football and basketball games as part of the Boston College Pom Squad and performs as a member of the Dance Organization of Boston College. She also teaches spin classes at the campus gym and contributes to the BC branch of Her Campus. Corinne loves the beach, all things chocolate, and is unashamed of her love for Young Adult Fiction. You can follow her on Twitter at @cesullivan14. 
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