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High School fun vs College fun

blu_g8oradeblu_g8orade Registered User Posts: 748 Member
edited May 2009 in High School Life
i'm a senior, and i really feel like i didn't maximize my high school experience. i probably could have had a lot more friends, could have been a lot more places, and could have had a lot more fun, and i still probably would have done just as well in school.

i went to a HS party for the first time last night, and i had tons of fun, even though i was more on the sidelines of the party as opposed to really being in the mix. it made me think, "so this is what everyone else has been doing after football games for the past 4 years, and i've just been going straight home after to watch TV by myself???"

it almost kinda hurts to think about it. maybe i shouldn't have gone, i wouldn't have known what i've been missing... i don't want to spend the rest of my life feeling like this

i wanna know... should i really regret what i missed these past 4 years, or will college be even better? will i just forget about what happened in HS? or do these feelings of "regret" linger on after HS and maybe into adulthood??
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Replies to: High School fun vs College fun

  • fhgfhg Registered User Posts: 1,376 Senior Member
    Take that regret and use it to change in college. So you didn't go to parties in a high school and regret it, you can't change that now, but you CAN change once you get to college. Just work to find more of a balance later on.
  • Rh.Rh. Registered User Posts: 374 Junior Member
    Use the regret to become more social in college, but don't dwell on it while you're in high school.

    I'm sure it hurts now, but in 2 years you won't give a crap about what happened in high school.
  • InvoyableInvoyable Registered User Posts: 3,582 Senior Member
    I'm sure it hurts now, but in 2 years you won't give a crap about what happened in high school.
    Word.





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  • BeKindRewindBeKindRewind Registered User Posts: 915 Member
    I remember when that same thing happened to me, but it's too late to change the past so just keep on enjoying yourself and trying to have fun.
  • iwaswalkingiwaswalking Registered User Posts: 384 Member
    I'd be upset too if I went home right after football games to watch TV by myself. Luckily I go home right after school to read books by myself. PHEW! Dodged the bullet on that one...
  • blu_g8oradeblu_g8orade Registered User Posts: 748 Member
    I'm sure it hurts now, but in 2 years you won't give a crap about what happened in high school.
    well that's good news... you always hear people saying "i wish i would have done bla bla bla.... when i was in HS" but i guess those are the people whose lives sucked after their HS years.

    i guess unless you go to community college, you have no reason to look back after HS.
  • jamesfordjamesford Registered User Posts: 3,447 Senior Member
    i guess unless you go to community college, you have no reason to look back after HS.

    Exactly. College >>>> HS
  • Ivan_StanchevIvan_Stanchev - Posts: 558 Member
    What do you mean by football .Your football,or the real one ==>European.I cant even type the word that you use for this great game :}
  • akhman24akhman24 Registered User Posts: 586 Member
    All college is is playing Rock Band and Madden.
  • blu_g8oradeblu_g8orade Registered User Posts: 748 Member
    All college is is playing Rock Band and Madden.
    well great, because that's pretty much how i spend my spare time now.

    where do you go though?
  • blueduckyblueducky Registered User Posts: 1,705 Senior Member
    Wow op, sometimes i felt the same way sometimes. when i did attend those parties though, i felt guilty about not paying enough attention to my studies. so i wouldn't feel bad about it if i were you. think about it this way--almost everybody have their regrets about high school. if you had partied more, you'd still have regrets, just different ones.

    you're going to Columbia! i'm sure you'd find lots of ways to have fun there.
  • KelesoKeleso Registered User Posts: 344 Junior Member
    I'm a senior and have never gone to a party. At lot of my friends who do go to them regularly... uhm... fail?

    @Ivan - Hell, yeah. Real football is 1000% better than this American crap. Can't wait for South Africa 2010.
  • coollegecoollege Registered User Posts: 964 Member
    LOL Soccer.
  • kc^kc^ Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
    In the end it is just high school and your life is completely ahead of you. But, I understand where you're coming from. I completely regret alot of my high school experience and upon going to college I realized this. I'm glad I got the opportunity to realize this and make the most of my life though. Don't get down on yourself about high school though, you were young...I thought the things I did were completely reasonable but looking back now that I'm older I realize such thoughts were foolish.
  • CoolbrezzeCoolbrezze Registered User Posts: 5,403 Senior Member
    ^

    Yeah, I know many people who didn't really attend high school events but do in college.

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