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Why would anyone tell a kid that the 50+ years they are likely to live after college will never be as good as their college years?
Because it is? I'm almost 60 and have had a very satisfying life, but college? Just magical. I'm hoping heaven is as good.
Emphasis on the YMMV. If someone's not having a "magical" college experience -- look at all the depressed, lonely, or otherwise discouraged students posting here every single semester -- then "your life will never be better than it is now!" sounds like "I know your current life sucks and it's ONLY DOWNHILL FROM HERE."
I’m guessing there is a disproportionate number of sad and depressed college students posting on CC about their unhappiness