College life: myths vs the truths

The good, the meh, and everything in between about college.

“Hilaa ke so ja.” — an age-old adage.

  • You’ll still be one of the toppers. F! No! This is a myth.

  • You’ll have a lot more sex. True.

  • I’ll have a lot more sex. LMAO, no! myth.

  • You’ll fall in love with someone and get married to them. Probably, true.

  • I’ll fall in love with someone and get married to her. LOL, no! myth.

  • Your life is set after joining IITs. Seriously? F! myth.

  • Passion matters. Are you kidding me? This is a fucking myth! Most people will run after companies by the end of their final year.

  • You’ll study 1-2 extra hours for every lecture hour. LMAO, none does this. myth.

  • You’ll still be a sanskari kid. No shit! This is a myth. You’ll probably start rolling joints by the end of the internship drive before your third-year summers.

  • College life would be awesome for you. True.

  • College life would be awesome for me. myth.

  • You’ll hit on someone from DU. A myth.

  • “Apka katega.” True af!

  • You’ll end up watching porn more often than you attempt assignments. True!

  • You’ll start ‘gyaan-chodna’ on Quora. Probably true.

  • Freshers’ night would be awesome. True for everyone but a myth for you.

  • ELS sucks. True.

  • Seniors get crores worth of packages. Welcome to the adult world. It sucks. A myth.

  • People care about free speech, would stand up for what is right. A myth. Everyone just wants to swim in their comfort zone and get a hefty placement package at the end of 4th year.

  • Everyone is rational. No. This is a big lie, myth, whatever you want to call it.

  • You’ll make girlfriends and have a great life overall. A myth. Look at the sex ration bruh!

  • You’ll start drinking. True.

  • I’ll start drinking. A lie you tell yourself every day. A myth.

  • Seniors would be helpful. Meh! Probably true.

  • Most people are smart. Probably a myth. By the time we’re in the final year, we’d be checking sums using a calculator.

  • People are more mature. myth.

  • If you take up engineering and also expect to meet girls, you’re done fucked up! A myth. I got into Engineering for some reason. Now, every time I see my grade sheet, I get an erection. Have a fun 4 years of engineering.

Does that mean you’re a waste? Not really. You’ll find something else that you’re interested in. Be it movies, video editing, photography, dance, music and whatnot. Find something you love while you can take risks or you can follow the conventional route of “Engineering → MBA → Passion → Death.”

Let me know if there is anything else that I should add. I’ll update the list as I become a little less lazy. Thanks for reading. I know there are countless more, but this is all my coffee-rich brain could think of right now. I wrote everything in one sitting. Isn’t that impressive?