15 Things We Did At College That Today’s Students Will Never Understand


Can you relate? Class of ’85, meet Intel’s 2015 class of tablets and 2 in 1s.

1. Owning a 30-pound desktop that’s larger than your desk.

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Is that a computer? Geek-o-rama!


2. Fixing typos on your thesis paper using correction tape or whiteout.

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One missing word usually meant you had to retype everything.

3. Taking a selfie, then dropping it off at the film lab.

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Or developing it yourself in the darkroom.

4. Talking on a corded phone within earshot of all your roommates.

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There was no privacy, like, ever.

5. Looking up numbers and addresses in the phone book…

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Sometimes you’d look for your own name out of sheer boredom.


What do you think?