First Day of College: Expectations vs Reality

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First Day of College: Expectations vs Reality

Illustration: Arati Gujar

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our last board exam paper comes with a mixture of anxiety, nervousness, and a feeling of relief is second to none. It’s like having a glass of cold water after hours in the sun. That short-lived relief is quickly replaced by stomach-turning sense of unease: 95%, and you could be in the coolest college with the smartest kids in town; 45%, and you could be homeless.

But no matter what the result, you were going to go to college. And if Bollywood, cousins, and seniors have taught us anything, it is that college was going to be awesome.

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