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Why Being Home For Summer is Actually The BEST THING EVER!

Sure, the school year means plenty of study sessions, group projects and exams, but being away at college also has some major perks. (Like living with your best friends and being on a first name basis with the pizza delivery guy, just to name a few.)

So when you find yourself back at home for summer and your “roommates” are your parents, it’s easy to find yourself counting down the days until you are back on campus.

But spending the summer in your hometown isn’t as bad as you may think! Instead of writing “FOMO” under all your college besties’ photos, check out these 14 reasons why being home for the summer is actually the best thing ever!!

1—You can actually take a bath in a non-sketchy bathtub. (Photo via @emilydcole)

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2—Home cooked meals > dorm food/fast food. (Photo via @bohemianblondie)

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3—Suburban sunsets are actually super beautiful. (Photo via @mariannaelisa)

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4—Your close proximity to a public pool pretty much means you are living in a resort. (Photo via @lynzrin)

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5—Catch-up sessions with your hometown BFFs. (Photo via @jaidabrinkley_)

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6—Living with your mom is essentially the same as living in a bakery. So that’s (literally) sweet. (Photo via @rachel_joy_monet)

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7—Being back home means new backdrops for casual photo shoots and selfies. (Photo via @denae_belillti)

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8—Access to your full closet of clothes. (Photo via @jonathanmcdougle)

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9—You are no longer confined to a twin XL bed. (Photo via @kendallruchti)

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10—The solid density of lemonade stands. (Photo via @coll_sullivan08)

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11—You don’t have to drink your morning coffee out of a free mug and/or paper cup. (Photo via @marianinesvaldez)

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12—The “no pets allowed” rule does not exist. (Photo via @shannamerceron)

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13—Backyard views. (Photo via @monnylao)

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14—You can work on your green thumb outside simply a windowsill succulent. (Photo via @tstacyy)

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