Pros & Cons Of Living In Your College Town Over The Summer

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Pros & Cons Of Living In Your College Town Over The Summer

While some may only see the negatives of staying at school for the summer, there are two sides to every coin. As college students, we only have a few years left of responsibility-free summers to fuck shit up, so we might as well make the most of it. To help you navigate through these three months of almost pure freedom, here’s a list of pros and cons of staying in town over the summer break.

Pro: You’ll never have to wait in line for drinks at the bar.
Con: You’ll see the same people out every night at the bar.

Pro: If you’re taking summer classes, your parents will probably continue to support you financially.
Con: You’re taking summer classes.

Pro: There’s always plenty of time to play golf.
Con: There are two public courses in your town.

Pro: There aren’t any pledges.
Con: There aren’t any pledges.

Pro: Subleasing can be super cheap.
Con: You’re sleeping in someone else’s bed.

Pro: You won’t have to deal with three months of your parents.
Con: You didn’t get that internship in your hometown.

Pro: Traffic is non-existent.
Con: Cops hand out speeding tickets like candy, struggling to meet their monthly ticket quota.

Pro: You and a handful of other guys have the entire fraternity house to yourselves.
Con: You will never live in a more disgusting domicile.

Pro: Patio drinking season at its finest.
Con: Hangovers are worse when it’s hot outside.

Pro: Beer league softball.
Con: Finding someone sober enough to drive home from the games.

Pro: The on-campus pool will never be crowded.
Con: The fat, hairy RA from the dorm next to the pool knows this too.

Pro: Naps during thunderstorms.
Con: Fucking tornadoes during naps during thunderstorms.

Pro: Neighborhood barbeques.
Con: Grocery shopping.

Pro: You’re not living at home.
Con: You have to do your own laundry.

Pro: It gives you a chance to get to know your college town.
Con: People think you’re a townie.

Pro: The liquor store owner gives you discounts because you go to his store every day.
Con: The liquor store owner wants to party with you every day.

Pro: Girls in bikinis.
Con: Girls with long-distance boyfriends in bikinis.

Pro: It’s going to be the best summer of your life.
Con: It’s going to go by way too fast.

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