18 Times “The Office” Described College

At Dunder Mifflin, everyone is treated like family, similar to here at Gonzaga. While this awkwardly dry comedy mostly poked fun at the average 9-5 job, there are many similarities between the Scranton, Pennsylvania paper supply company and college life.  Whether you’re a first-year student or awaiting graduation in 80-something days, we all have our Michael Scott and Jim Halpert-type moments. Here’s a look at the 18 different times there were parallels between “The Office” and college life:


1.The Days Leading Up To Spring Break

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2. After Spending Your Last Few Dollars On Worthless Junk

bankruptcy

3. When Your Professor Lectures For The Whole 75 Minutes Without Answering Questions

understand

4. At the Start Of A New Semester

smart

5. Waking Up For Your 8 AM Class

dead

6. When You Have to Stay In And Finish Homework And Your Friends Invite You Out

left

7. Getting Your Final Grades Back

parents

8. Leaving Your Last Class On Fridays

dance

9. What You Ask Yourself After A Night Out

why

10. Shuffling Through The Halls After Class Gets Out

plague

11. Scrolling Through Snapchat Stories On A Friday Night

doing-alc

12. Any Day That Ends In “Y”

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13.  When You Just Want To Drop Out

universe

14. Class Gets Cancelled

celebrate

15. Failing A Test After Several Nights Of Intense Studying

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16. When Your Relatives Ask What You’re Doing After You Graduate

thief.gif

17. During Finals Week

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18. Knowing You’re On Track To Graduate On Time

yaya


“Before I do anything I ask myself, ‘Would an idiot do that?’ and if the answer is yes, I do not do that thing.” – Dwight Schrute

 

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