Planning and Collegiate Reality
Plan: Study from 2-4 pm, before exam at 4:15.
2 pm- Sit down at laptop. Facebook stalk..see that ex is now in a relationship.
2:15 pm- Furiously text friends about it.
2:20 pm- Stalk new girlfriend’s Facebook
2:30 pm- Get up and eat something..
2:45 pm- Sit down at laptop. Start browsing CollegeHumor
2:50 pm- IM funny link to friend..swap more links.
3:00 pm- Head to the bathroom
3:05 pm- Stand in front of the mirror making funny faces..contemplate new hair cut..no, can’t afford it.
3:10 pm- Log back on Facebook. Read message from friend about your ex’s changed relationship status..discuss.
3:30 pm- Mom calls.
3:55 pm- Realize what time it is and start cursing. Still can’t get Mom off the phone, and get yelled at for cursing
4:15 pm- Make it to class just in time..with no studying.
Plan: Go to party, have a few drinks and a little fun
11 pm- Drunk.
11:15 pm- Start calling and texting various people
11:30 pm- Break the seal
11:45 pm- Get in drunken phone call/shouting match with ex
11:50 pm- Pee.
12:00 pm- Take another shot
12:10 pm- Pee. Start crying to other girls in the bathroom about your ex
12:20 pm- Pee.
12:30 pm- Call ex to apologize. New girlfriend picks up, and bigger fight ensues.
12:50 pm- Pee.
1:00 am- Take another shot
11:50 am- WTF!??!
Plan: Ration paycheck and save some.
12:00 am- Direct deposit
12:01 am- Grocery shopping of epic proportions..
10:00 am- Pay cell phone bill..wonder how you went over your minutes..oh, wait.
1:00 pm- Bookstore..ouch.
2:15 pm- Target
2:45 pm- Liquor store conveniently placed next to Target
3:20 pm- Broke again.
Plan: Graduate in four years, get good job
Reality: Barely make it in five years, plus a summer class for good measure. Work at Target..realize grad school may be your best bet and prepare to start the process over again..