Moving Into Your College Dorm, As Told in GIFs

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for all summer! You’ve packed up weeks ago!


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You’ve got all your stuff and you know to avoid Storrow and Memorial Drive


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But you’re stuck in traffic


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It’s so crowded


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Racing to get to the room before your roommate so you don’t have to get the squeaky bed


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But you walk into your room and you immediately...


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Then you notice it’s a little cramped


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You snagged a dolly and have to delicately navigate your things through the narrow hallways


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Did you forget something and need to make a stop at Target? Good luck with that


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When you get a glimpse at some of the attractive people living in your dorm


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But then you see that person you went to high school with who you didn’t know but suddenly wants to become your friend


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You spot desperate people trying to make it to the elevator


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You get a glimpse at the shared bathrooms


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Your RA tries to welcome you


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Then it’s time for the awkward meeting with the roommate and his or her parents


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And you might end up becoming best friends


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Or maybe you’ll just sort of co-exist quietly


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You’re all moved in and then your parents start crying in public


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But as you’re standing there hugging them goodbye, something stirs deep inside you... You realize you’re going to be on your own for the first time in your life


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But the feeling passes


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It’s cramped, it smells, everything is old, but it’s your new home


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