College Seniors vs. Freshmen

Freshmen:  Are never in bed past noon.
Seniors:   Are never out of bed before noon.

Freshmen:  Read the syllabus to find out what classes they can cut.
Seniors:   Read the syllabus to find out what classes they need to attend.

Freshmen:  Brings a can of soda into a lecture hall.
Seniors:   Brings a jumbo hoagie and six-pack of Mtn. Dew into a
           recitation class.

Freshmen:  Calls the professor "Professor."
Seniors:   Calls the professor "Bob."

Freshmen:  Would walk ten miles to get to class.
Seniors:   Drives to class if it's further than three blocks away.

Freshmen:  Memorizes the course material to get a good grade.
Seniors:   Memorizes the professor's habits to get a good grade.

Freshmen:  Knows a book-full of useless trivia about the university.
Seniors:   Knows where the next class is.  Maybe...

Freshmen:  Shows up at a morning exam clean, perky, and fed.
Seniors:   Shows up at a morning exam in sweats with a cap on and a box
           of pop tarts in hand.

Freshmen:  Have to ask where the computer labs are.
Seniors:   Has 'own' personal workstation.

Freshmen:  Use the campus buses to go everywhere.
Seniors:   Use the campus buses to run block while crossing the street.

Freshmen:  Worry about the last freshman composition essay.
Seniors:   Worry about the last GRE essay.

Freshman:  Lines up for an hour to buy his textbooks in the first week.
Senior:    Starts to think about buying textbooks in October... maybe.

Freshman:  Looks forward to first classes of the year
Senior:    Looks forward to first beer garden of the year

Freshman:  Is proud of his A+ on Calculus I midterm
Senior:    Is proud of not _quite_ failing his Complex Analysis midterm

Freshman:  Calls his girlfriend back home every other night
Senior:    Calls Domino's every other night

Freshman:  Is appalled at the class size and callousness of profs
Senior:    Is appalled that the campus 'Subway' burned down over the summer

Freshman:  Conscienciously completes all homework, including optional
Senior:    Offers to 'tutor' conscientious frosh of opposite sex...

Freshman:  Goes on grocery shopping trip with Mom before moving onto campus
Senior:    Has a beer with Mom before moving onto campus

Freshman:  Is excited about the world of possibilities that awaits him,
           the unlimited vista of educational opportunities, the chance to
           expand one's horizons and really make a contribution to society
Senior:    Is excited about new dryers in laundry room

Freshman:  Takes meticulous four-color notes in class
Senior:    Occasionally stays awake for all of class