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6 years of college life – A life well lived!

Going for long walks with your girlfriend or best friends, going to movies after bunking classes, coming late to hostel, fighting with the warden, sleeping while the faculty is telling the most important of things, ogling at all the possible girls in your own as well as the junior batch, coming late to class so frequently that the day you come early, the faculty is shocked out of his / her daylights – College life is about all this and more.

Since the time one is a young guy, he / she hates to go to school everyday. Obviously it involves getting up early, sitting in class and studying and then coming back. The evenings would usually be filled with tuition’s of all kinds. Such a dull and dreary life, isn’t it? Obviously many like me did like it a lot.

But then college is a different prospect altogether. This is the place where you live for a number of years on end. This is the place where you meet everyone from whichever godforsaken place in the country. This is the place where you become a man / woman from a boy / girl. This is the place where you make or break your careers. This is the place where you learn the different colours of life. College life moulds you as a human being.

But then this is also the place where you get those life changing friends, girlfriends, boyfriends whatever. It is always said that friends you make at college are ones who you would remember for life and how true it is. Whether it is about ogling at each and every girl, about having a strong emotional connect with people, about wearing the best and smartest clothes on campus just to impress that one girl or even gossiping the night before every exam on the weirdest of topics, this is why everyone says ‘I am gonna miss my college days’.

College life is also the time when you move away from the cocoons your parents have created. Over the years parents protect their children from all the harm that can befell them. But college life makes a person strong. It makes a person do all the basic duties of life which he / she may have expected a servant to do when they were at home. College life makes a person street smart so that he / she can overcome the difficulties and challenges of life.

I can go on and on during what I have learnt in my stint at college life! But would just like to say to all the prospective college joinees ‘These are the best years of your life. Live it to the fullest as you can’t get this time back again EVER!”

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20 Comments

  1. Prateek Mathur

    u had to write this…. and take me back to VIT days..!! πŸ™
    good piece though….short and sweet

    • aseemrastogi2

      You know dude, its just about 10-15 days for college life to end forever. And maan it feels weird. I still think that it was just yesterday when I came to VIT. God! Six years flew by so fast and I still cant believe am a B.Tech and an MBA and got a job! Dude, life moves really fast. Now I understand the value of enjoying time as you never know when it will all end.

  2. Bhavik

    Totally heart touching! But I guess adding personal experience/incidents could have added more flavour to it… πŸ˜‰

    • aseemrastogi2

      Thanks maan :)..Hahaha yeah personal experiences may have made it a bit more spicy than some people would have been able to take πŸ˜‰

  3. Mini

    Coll days are seriously THE BEST !!! Wat fun wat masti !! Those lifetime frnds those unforgetable memories !!. Nothing can ever replace those. Wen u start working we realise how good those days were !! Me already experiencing it πŸ™

  4. itsdemo

    Nostalgia strikes. Nice one , Aseem!
    Really look forward to enjoying the two years πŸ™‚

  5. Chinmayi Bali

    Great post! πŸ™‚ You’ve encapsulated the college life acutely. I especially like how you’ve described the transitions one goes through πŸ™‚

    • aseemrastogi2

      Nice to see your first comment. πŸ™‚ And great to know that you liked the post πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  6. anita

    very well written. I feel that this is the best post of yours so far.

  7. Saurabh

    Yaar you made me remember my first day of college…. #nostalgia.. Now within few months, I’m graduating… Really Life moves too fast πŸ™ πŸ™

    • aseemrastogi2

      Yeah it moves so fast that one can’t even keep a tab on the time.

  8. PRO

    cant Blive…………..these days r gonna b those days>>>>>>>>
    the thins u koodnt do……the busy indian life wont allow theseeeee cool,COLLLEGE LIFE

    ”……………….2HAPPPEN AGAIN…….. STUDENT LIFE ENDS AFTER THIS YEAR..

  9. Sameer

    Too good bro. Just can’t wait to get into a college. I’m giving my 12th now. πŸ™‚

    • aseemrastogi2

      Thanks bro :). Yeah college life is surely one of the most amazing years of our lives. No doubts about that. I am sure you would enjoy it :).

  10. Sameer

    Wow! Thanks.. πŸ˜€

  11. Naresh Hirdani

    owesome πŸ™‚

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