Fifty Things Every College Girl Should Know

New friendships, old friendships, rude boys, cute boys, bad hair day, bad decisions, good grades and a good cry. Little things like that are learning experiences and can truly help you learn who you are.

  1. First Impressions are never forgotten. So make it count.
  2. Go to class and take notes. Nobody likes an unmotivated girl.
  3. Taco Bell at 2 am won’t kill you.
  4. Just because you are away from your parents doesn’t mean the still can’t find things out.
  5. Go easy with the perfume because chances are every other girls is going to have some on too.
  6. Regardless if you know her or not, help her out if she has had to much to drink.
  7. Leggings are pants, but they don’t work for every occasion.
  8. Save you hair bows for functions or mixers. Do not wear them everyday, you are 20 not 5.
  9. If you have to study on the same night as a big party then plan accordingly. If done right, you will have to stop by that party.
  10. If you are going to drink, don’t ever be “that drunk girl.” Drink responsibly.
  11. Do something fun for spring break.
  12. Don’t throw yourself at him.
  13. “If he cared, he’d call.”
  14. PDA is never cute.
  15. Always charge your phone before you go out.
  16. Manage your money.
  17. You won’t meet your boyfriend at a frat party.
  18. Get involved on campus. (It is a great way to get recommendation letters too)
  19. Don’t send a snapchat you wouldn’t want someone to screenshot.
  20. If he has cheated before, he will probably cheat again.
  21. Everything your mother has ever told you is right.
  22. Treat yourself or splurge on an item that will make you feel confident.
  23. If you borrow someone’s clothes, return them in a timely manner.
  24. Playing hard to get works, but don’t play too hard or you can come off as rude.
  25. Use a planner.
  26. Do not curse on social media.
  27. Living in the dorm is unlike any experience you will ever have.
  28. Keep your fingers and toes painted. Trust me, boys notice.
  29. If you are not a natural blonde there is a good reason for that.
  30. Don’t sleep in your make-up. You’ll regret it.
  31. Don’t upload pictures with mass amounts of alcohol in them.
  32. Don’t drink and drive.
  33. Have a strong group of friends. They will always be there for you, even when he is not.
  34. Make time to talk to your parents.
  35. The best place to get advice from is the Bible.
  36. Pictures. Take Pictures.
  37. Look presentable for class. Nobody likes a girl that rolled out of bed with her greasy hair.
  38. Respect yourself.
  39. Stand firm for what you believe, even if you are standing alone.
  40. Failure is apart of life, so learn from it.
  41. Walmart make-up works perfectly.
  42. If you are going to wear heels, you need to know how to properly walk in them.
  43. Don’t post everything you think on social media. It’s annoying and nobody cares.
  44. Stop using Tinder. It’s just plain weird.
  45. Bandeaus are not tops.
  46. It’s okay to cry. Sometimes you have to, but you’ll feel better afterwards.
  47. Stay updated with the news.
  48. Laughter is always the best medicine.
  49. Pinterest is the best website when you are bored.
  50. Find out who you are, it’s apart of the college experience.


One thought on “Fifty Things Every College Girl Should Know

  1. Dulcie says:

    Well said! As a southern sorority girl ( from a LONG time ago), I will say that your fifty items ring true and will pay off in the end.

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