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.