Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Hate College

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 1,076 People

    College Loneliness

    I am a junior in college and am incredibly sad and lonely. I have met a few people with whom I hang out with at least once a week, but even when I am with them I am unbelievably lonely and I cant stand it. My life consists of going to class, doing homework, calling my boyfriend...
    ghostwriter23 ghostwriter23 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 11, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Can't Stand My College

     I'm a college freshman, and its been a month since I moved in.  In the beginning I had high expectations.  I knew it would be hard, but I thought I could handle it.  I went around to peoples rooms and introduced myself (im a really shy person, so I...
    cbear98 cbear98 18-21, F 150 Responses Sep 26, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I don't understand the point of spending all

    your money on this education that doesn't even guarantee a good job, I don't understand having to learn a whole bunch of crap that has no relation to the field you want to work in.
    Fisherr7 Fisherr7 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My first semester was

    so easy I decided to go full time this semester and that was a huge mistake. I can't keep up with all my classes. I feel like if I tell anyone that I can't handle it, they'll tell me to grow and grow a pair.
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I can't wait until this semester is over!

    I'm taking a year off. I hate being tired all the time. In high school, I was smart without even trying. I don't even know what degree I want anymore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I go back in a little bit less

    than two weeks,and I am dreading it. I love learning. I just hate school.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I hate it just as I hate secondary school.

    I don't look forward to classes everyday. I'm just so tired, but still i manage to go for classes. I'm just there for a future although sometimes I feel like there isn't one.
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Do I Really Hate It???

    I love biology and nature, and as far as i remember i've always loved it, so right now im studying biology at university. Im halfway through and i think i really hate it :O i dont know what to do!! classes are soooo boring, i cant pay attention for more than 15 minutes; waking...
    danonino0o danonino0o 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The "Real" World

    Words cannot express how much I hate this term. The "real" world. What the crap does that even mean?! My teacher said this the first day of class, and I wanted to punch her in the face. This past Wednesday, I felt like I had the longest day of my life. I left my house...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 2 Responses Sep 19, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    quit college and start living

    and having adventures.
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Mar 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Hate College Culture!

    I never drank in high school.  I had a couple very close friends who I've known since kindergarden, but never had a really close circle of good friends.  I hated how I was seen as such an innocent person because I never drank, felt like people treated me differently...
    penpal17 penpal17 18-21 10 Responses Nov 5, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Soul Crushing Experience

    I've heard many people say, "When you go to college, you go to find out who you are." I say that I already knew who I was, and that college made me completely lose myself. I used to be a person who didn't care what anyone thought of me, who believed in myself to...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 4 Responses Oct 24, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I hate college I'm almost 2 weeks behind thank

    to ******* cengage that didn't even work the first week! Then my English Teacher directions are confusing and don't understand a thing. Ugh College is **** and really is stressing me out :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    almost there guys! 3 more weeks!

    and then I get a one month break! praise jesus!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    College is Bullshit,

    so much stress for practically nothing man I hate college so ******* much!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 17, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have no friends and terrible social anxiety.

    I KNOW, on a campus of 40,000, there is someone who I can be friends with but I just don't have the courage to join clubs or talk to people so I'm miserable and alone.
    sarahiggins sarahiggins 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I've made a horrible mistake,

    I'm going to fall flat on my face. I've barely started and I can already see that I'm not going to be able to handle this. I'm going to let everyone down and fail. I can't keep up, the work's too hard and there's too much to do. I've been here 2 weeks and I'm already f...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 6, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm a college sophomore

    and I absolutely hate it here. i like the course I've taken but i do not get along with anyone here. I loved high school. I had friends who were on my same wavelength and we got along really well. I never expected to be in a place where i can't find people who i feel comfortable...
    stacym123 stacym123 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I know I already wrote a story

    for this experience but whatever, I feel like writing another one. I'm supposed to walk on Friday and this is a day I've been dreading for the past four years. My parents are thrilled and they keep forcing me to be thrilled too. I keep telling them that the way college is, a...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Totally thought I bombed

    that counseling exam but somehow got a 94,say whuuuut?!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I can't write essays.

    I feel like I'm not good enough for college. I'm too stupid
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm so annoyed with having people constantly

    around me. I just want to sit in my dorm alone or watch a movie without having my roommate or anyone else chillin in there with me. It's not that I don't like them, I do. Moderation is important though, and I can't take this overdose of socialization.
    mduubs mduubs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I really wish I knew,

    atleast, what I wanted to study. I'm taking general transfer courses and I'm not slightly engaged in any of my classes (I can accidentally zone out for periods of 20 minutes and not even realize it.) Its difficult to concentrate and be as productive as I should. I procrastinate...
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M Apr 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ok so I am at university.

    It is the Australian equivalent of college. I agree with all of you. I am 23 and did work for a few years across a few different jobs first so not one of those oh god what was I expecting situations but I hate the people. I recently moved onto campus after a couple of share...
    tstyles tstyles 18-21 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I just got home from taking a chemistry test

    and I can feel a brain aneurysm forming. -.-' Sadly, this is the one class that I actually like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am going through a really tough time right

    now. I currently go to a university in Florida and I want to take an editing class for my film major. But they decided not to offer it the year I'm supposed to graduate. The professor won't give me permission for the independent study and all of the other classes in the major...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F Oct 23, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Hate College.

    I hate college, but I don't hate to learn. School in general has never been easy for me, because I get bored. I have always been extremely creative, and when I'm not in a creative environment for extended periods of time I loose interest in just about anything happening around me...
    Green23 Green23 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I currently have a 9% in my english class

    because of an essay I missed. Lovely.
    roguish roguish 18-21, F Feb 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have seen in the movies

    when a guy goes for the first time and he's all bullied and **** :3 Why are certain white guys always so skinny and weird looking?? Why not be nice lean and strong! Make a freaking impression of yourself and not be so skinny minny :3 weird part is chicks like such skinny people...
    Aku7879 Aku7879 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Moonlight0runner Moonlight0runner 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Drunk College Students

    I know why college students drink so much. At least I know what drives me to drink. Pointless classes, idiotic professors, idiotic students, never ending homework, never ending group projects, stressful exams, stressful presentations, work, the list goes on. Pointless Classes A...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 6 Responses Oct 9, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm Not Motivated.

    I never considered not going to college .  There never seemed to be another option.    Even with AP courses in high school, I was bored out of my mind.  It was hard to find motivation to study because everything came too easily.  I figured that I would...
    BandOfAids BandOfAids 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    That moment when you realize you have a quiz

    over a book you haven't read yet... My english professor thought that it was a fantastic idea to make us all purchase a copy of this one book (fortunately I found the online EBook and downloaded it for free) and give us quizzes over it. We started the book (or were supposed to...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lost In College

    Hi. I am a freshman in her first semester of college at a well known university in Boston. Last year, I graduated High School among the top ten in my class. I was excited (and a bit frightened) and thought I was well prepared for this next big step in my life. I imagined college...
    Greywrld Greywrld 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    College Was Terrible!

    As soon as a graduated high school, I applied to several universities to be able to study geography and believing that it would be far superior than high school ever was. Everyone told me that it would be fun, exciting, and that I would make lots of friends there, because, since...
    AspergersandMe AspergersandMe 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    apparently I have a math quiz today.

    .. crap, good thing I studied.... did not know I had a quiz. I guess it would have helped if I looked at my notes... awesome.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I HATE College..

    College is horrible. I almost dislike everything about it. It is not fun nor exciting like people have told me in the past. Here is my growing list of grievances... 1. The classes are always across campus so it literally takes me 15-20 to walk to class! 2. I never seem to get...
    JustmeAsh JustmeAsh 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just a few more weeks.

    .. And then no more wanting to be dead instead of doing work I no longer enjoy. And then I can sleep without fearing the alarm! :) Until I get a job anyway.
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 2

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Just Don't Like People My Age...

    Let me start by saying that I found high school really annoying. I've always felt older than the students around me; I've never thought drinking or smoking made me look cool (many people in my family have had issues with drinking so I plan to avoid it completely), I'm not...
    BittyBetsyBett BittyBetsyBett 18-21 23 Responses Sep 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    College Sucks!

    College makes me so stressed out, there are so many decisions to make. What college do I want to go to or what college will accept me. What will my major be and don't make any mistakes because the whole rest of your life depends on the choices that you are making now. And if you...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 28, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    4 Yrs Wasted

    Feel pretty ****** about college, doing something Im not interested in but going through the motions. Had planned to be out in 3 yr with a degree then do something else, im now on 4th yr after repeating and looking like going to have to do five. Im failing this year again. Its...
    MrRager22 MrRager22 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I hate my college so much.

    It kills me that my parents are spending all this money per year for me to come here and hate my life. The thing is, there's a big divide between my academic life here and my social life. Academically, this is the right school for me. I'm a writing student, and not many...
    oceaneyes16 oceaneyes16 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 8, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    So tired of writing all these stupid papers.

    I will have written enough to fill up a novel by the time I'm finished,this semester alone!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why do the "intelligent" shun

    and ridicule those who struggle to make it in college?
    ameera20 ameera20 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why College Sucks

    wow, where do i begin? i'm a freshman in college this year, and to sum up the experience in one word i'd say "awful," although that's putting it quite mildly. from stories i'd heard about college in the past, it sounded like a really great experience. i'm one of those...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 98 Responses