College
by Brandon Cohen on June 5, 2014

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If a college town no longer has college kids living inside of it, does it still exist? The answer, according to GQ, is yes.

It turns out that a lot of college towns are actually pretty beautiful when they’re not drenched in the smell of stale beer, vomit, and used condoms. Who knew?

It seems like a double-edged sword to live in one of these towns. They are in beautiful locations. They’ve been built up with tons of great dining, shopping and nightlife. But nine months out of the year, you have to deal with this. While the locals probably hate the college kids, without the college, all of the things that make the town amazing probably wouldn’t be there.

Summertime for the locals must be like at the end of disaster movies. They exit their boarded up houses to find the town in ruins. Solemnly they whisper, “Now… we must rebuild.”

Check out the article below to see if your alma mater made the list.

READ: The Best College Towns In America (When The Students Are Gone) via GQ

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About Brandon Cohen...

Brandon Cohen was raised by Jew gypsies on the sleepy island of Manhattan, and went on to defy the odds by graduating from a four-year accredited university in Nashville, TN. He's a writer and aspiring street fight videographer. Back in 2008, Brandon talked to Amanda Bynes at a club in LA for over fifteen minutes.