Does anyone else feel like life after high school is weird? I'm living at home with my parents attending my first year at a small community college and I'm completely lost. No one is social so I'm still stuck hanging out with my high school friends. Time feels nonexistent. Is this what real life is like?
Going through something similar too. I'm getting money basically thrown at me because I'm an Hispanic STEM major that has good grades. I'm such an idiot for not going to a decent school like my sister did after hs and I can't wait to leave desu. Which state, if I may ask?
Dude life is about to tuck you so hard up the ads. Prepare your anus, boy. Enjoy this easy articifical college life style before you graduate and life fucking rapes you. It's goi g to get much worse than you can imagine. Much worse. But, it will also get better, if you stay positive and not be a fag. Stay away from the college students, they're all pleb tier at best. Nothing but shallow douche bags m8. Even all my high school friends are long gone, as yours will be someday. Be your own man, don't let society and it's ideals run you into the ground.
>Time feels nonexistent. Is this what real life is like?
Yes. After spending so much of your life with clear progress markers every year via the schooling system, being set loose is a big fucking nothing.
I'm in my early thirties. Time just kind of slips by. I'm not entirely sure what I did with the last decade. Compared to my life up until the end of high school, the last ten years seem to have flipped past almost instantly.
I'm sure I'll be sitting around twenty years from now wondering where my life went and having no real answer. This is the fate that awaits all of you.
>tfw community college was 8 years ago and your life isn't really any better
Its not what real life is, unfortuately. I went to a 4 year school, and i felt like time was in limbo the whole time. But it was also the best time of my life.
Now I a 27, married, have a house and responsibilities. I cant just go off and do drugs with my boyfriend (who is now dead, because he decided to live this way forever), stay up till 4 AM and sleep till whenever. I go to work 8:30Am to 5:30PM Monday-Friday and try to earn a little beans. It wears you out. Enjoy being carefree, I miss it.
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CC is not for making friends or being social, its for getting enough credits to get your AA and transfer out as quickly as possible. It also acts as a great way to washout the people that don't really want a degree.
The main difference to me was that in high school it felt like anything could be possible after graduation. Once you graduate you quickly find out how hard the real world is and that you are insignificant.
Scale back your expectations and you will be happier.
>everything gets better after high school LOL
No. Being an actual adult out of high school is many times more complicated than being a dumbfuck edgy teenager. This is the point in our lives where normal people and robots separate from each other: normies will be able to bask in their new-found independence while the robot will essentially wilt under the pressure and fall backward.
This desu. Once I started working I realized that the relative success and accomplishment I had enjoyed in high school was literally completely meaningless and nobody gave a shit about me.
>go to community college one semester
>lol this place is shit, can't wait to transfer to State University!
>move in to dorm
>realize i've made a massive fucking mistake and break down into tears
>there is no way i can afford this, there is no way i can pass these classes, there is no way i won't end up killing myself out of shame and guilt if i stay here
>move back home
>get a jobby job as a line cook at a pub
>pick up skateboarding, now i don't have a reason to kill myself anymore
>old gf (only one i ever had) apparently did the same thing as me
>going out with her to 'catch up' tomorrow
I would have never imagined this happening. How humbling it is to have all of your expectations and dreams disappear before your eyes.
Today kinda sucked, I'm the new guy so they had me washing dishes for 2 1/2 hours.
We make a lot of fried stuff. Fried avocados, fried fish n' chips, fries, falafel, portobello mushrooms, etc. Standard pub stuff, like burgers, salads, soup. Most of the money is made from appetizers (we have this pretty damn good bacon-wrapped pineapple thing) and drinks.
It's not the greatest job in the world but it's fine for now. I'm not sure if I want to go back to college or not. Kinda want to see who gets elected for President and where my chances go from there.
Word of advice: the first few years in college where you get your basics done suck shit. It's boring and completely unnecessary but once you get into your core classes it gets a lot better.
>high school doesn't teach you how to do taxes
>high school doesn't prep you for interviews
>high school doesn't teach you how to fucking drive(some might)
All the necessities for an adult life and they hardly teach you them.
Life after highschool is weird, I feel really disassociated with everything. Well it's either you spend your life as a normie just constantly seeking validation and enjoyment or you spend your life a recluse like me not doing anything all day. Life after HS is weird and unnatural either way
>I'm living at home with my parents attending my first year at a small community college and I'm completely lost
21 and same position, except I'm about to finish. My social life is nonexistent.
I plan on transferring to another college and getting a BS but I don't think I can do it.
I can't go from no social life, living in solitude all the time to being in that situation. I'm so fucking awkward and have no idea how to do basic things.
Honestly my plan was to kill myself after cc but i don't think I can do it.
This. All through high school you're told how special you are and given bullshit easy hurdles to jump over, just so you can feel like you've achieved something.
Real life is totally different, but in a way it's liberating. It makes small successes so much better, because you know they're 100% your successes and they're not just manufactured to make you feel good. I went from being a high-achieving student (ie. Good at learning prescribed curricula and regurgitating them) to a mediocre nobody. But I'm MY OWN medciore nobody, and that makes me feel better than I ever did in the academic hugbox of high school.
First year is the hardest part. Adjusting from piss easy courses (even the hardest community college course was pretty easy) to more difficult and rigorous courses will come as a shock at first. If you can adjust and survive the first year, you should be able to thrive through the rest.
Granted, this depends on your major I suppose.
Yeah, it seems like community stuff is mostly regurgitating information with 0 theory.
My logic is that because I'll have nothing but time I don't really mind working 18 hours a day if I'm actually braindead and squeezed through the system, who knows. Can't say I care much about anything beside the piece of paper that said I did it
>tfw 2.2 in high school
>4.0 in community
>3.9 in 4 year
This is the true route to take for those that want to play videogames 12 hours a day in high school and still be able to get a job that allows you to continue to play videogames 8 hours a day.
You can do it anon!
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I went to cc for 2 years and then transferred to a main uni, I've met like 1-2 people I"m cool with but since I love at home and don't drink or do drugs anymore because I used to have a heroin problem pretty much the only fun I have at school is lifting and browsing the Ch0n. Trolling on yikyak is pretty entertaining on a uni campus I must admit, but without going to parties pulling girls is non existent for me.
West, East or Middle?
Are ya'll on the zeemap?
I'm about 1hr from Columbia.
Maybe we should have a meetup thread to make sure we don't hate each other before thinking about irl.
My life would have been so much better if I went to community college.
The college experience was me getting depressed and failing out of a shitty school. The whole thing is hollow and empty.
If you took out students loans to enter college for foundation credits you could have gotten in community college than you are a fucking idiot
Good job, OP. Doing the right thing. Start looking up scholarships and uni credit transfer programs