College is a truly magical experience. You make lifelong friendships, learn how to cook ramen in a coffeepot, brazenly walk around in your pajamas, and come out on the other side deeply immured in student loan debt. It’s no wonder people call it the best years of your life.
But it isn’t all parties and desperately searching for the cheapest used textbooks. There’s plenty of room for lightheartedness, especially if you’re a college student willing to crack a joke at your own expense (whether the expense is tuition, a meal plan, or loan repayment is another story). One thing’s for sure: if you’ve been to college, you’ll find these tweets painfully relatable. For more side-splitting laughs, check out 50 Amazing Jokes You Can Text Your Friends.
It’s a dog eat dog world out there after college, where entry level jobs require 5 years of experience, 12 references, and 2 pints of blood just to score an interview. Some people would do anything to get a job. For proof, check out 30 Hilarious Things People Have Put on Their Résumés.
Stretching Your Loans
The person who wrote this tweet isn’t alone on this one. Anyone who’s ever missed a deadline on a term paper has uttered a similar prayer. It probably deserves a spot on the 40 Hilarious Things Everyone Has Secretly Done.
Singing Your Song
With tuition prices on the rise and the job market not looking so hot, spending four years putting yourself into debt for a job that might not exist can feel a lot like tossing cash into a fire. For more hilarious humor, check out the 30 Funniest Jokes from Parks and Recreation!
Inescapable Student Loans
The Test of Egos
Being a wallflower at a college party is like watching a nature documentary on mating habits, except the animals are wearing skinny jeans. To avoid similar embarrassment, look into 30 Great Icebreakers That Are Always Hilarious.
Sleep Is a Precious Commodity
If Times Aren’t Tough, You’re Doing It Wrong
Doing the Absolute Least
It’s fine. You can always make up for it by reading the first and last paragraphs of each chapter and asking your friend for their notes. If the stress of your college career has got you down, lighten the mood with the 75 Jokes That Are So Bad They’re Actually Funny!
Holidays Have a New Meaning
Hard to relax and enjoy some pie when you’ve got 300 pages of reading to do and a paper to write by Monday.
A New Learning Curve
Of course, that PowerPoint’s not going to be too helpful when you’ve got an unwritten 20-page paper staring you in the face.
Quality of Life Issues
You might be having the time of your life, but also your hair might fall out from stress and your liver might send your brain distressing warning pangs.
The Value of Education
There’s a reason they say ignorance is bliss.
Blessed Loan Relief
Small price to pay for student loan forgiveness.
Be Your Authentic Self
In this case, that means Instagram-perfect outings with your friends and also buying underwear because you haven’t done laundry for two months and don’t plan to anytime soon.
What to Do With All That Money
Don’t ask for guac. You don’t want to break the bank.
A New Attitude
It’s amazing how quickly a person can go from the smartest kid in their class to drowning in a sea of homework about stuff they don’t cover in underfunded public schools.
Making Difficult Choices
To be clear: student loans are inescapable.
Getting Your Weekend Off to a Good Start
Nothing says TGIF quite like bombing a test and walking straight to a party so you can forget what you’ve one. For jokes from a younger subset of the population, check out these 50 Jokes From Children That Are Crazy Funny.
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