Every Fresher’s Week Ever (as told by Great British Bake Off)

Guess what guys Bake Off is back (Yay!). However the fear of those entering the tent is actually similar to that of the young Freshers entering University. So sit back, enjoy the similarity and eat cake (lots and lots of cake).

So it’s the big day…

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However whilst you’re excited, your parents are a little bit nervous…

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Soon you get to your halls and it’s time to say goodbye…

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And then it’s time to meet your new flatmates…

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However you will meet at least one person who says something/ does something that makes you go…

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It’s time to enjoy your first night out and the compulsory group shot with your flatmates…

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Then the alcoholic beverages hit you…

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The next day there is only one thing on your mind…

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Then you realise that you need food…

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So you attempt to cook your first meal. You think it will look like this…

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But in reality it turns out like this…

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Then there’s the internal conflict when your flatmates asks if you want to go to that UV party…

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But of course you go, it’s a night club in the city. It’s so shiny and new…

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Later in the night you get stuck to the dancefloor…

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And begin to wonder what you’ve done with your life…

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To make matters worse your new bestie is now outside in fits of tears because there isn’t a kebab shop nearby…

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Soon you start to feel slightly unwell and begin making friends with the local gutter…

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Of course the first thing your flatmate has done is taken a picture of this spectacle…

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And it’s the first thing they showed you when you asked what happened last night…

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Then you receive your module handbook. While you’re eating free pizza, the lecturers are in their posh common room like…

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They haven’t so you are trying to work out exactly what you have let yourself in for…

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When you decide to phone your parents, you’re calm and you tell them about all the clubs that you’ve joined…

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Let’s be honest though, you haven’t told them the 100% truth…

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Before you know it, Fresher’s week is over…

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But you have started to make an awesome group of friends…

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And when someone asks you how you found your Fresher’s you’ll say that it was…

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Kelly Davis
@cREWllypenguin2

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