I don't remember my first day of school, but judging by the expressions from these kids, they're sure going to recollect theirs. Your first day of school can be pleasant or traumatizing for a small child, depending on what their expectations are and how well they were prepared for this new chapter. However, for these unlucky kids, after the first experience like this one, they probably won't be asking the dreaded question, "when is the first day at school?" anytime soon. As you can see from these funny before and after pictures compiled by Bored Panda, some of these kids looked positively excited to be attending their first day of class, but school can do strange things to a kid, which is why by the end they looked fed up, traumatized, and in some cases shell-shocked. Still, elementary school is nothing compared to high school, so hang in there, kids! Scroll through our handpicked selection of the funniest first day at school memes and remember that we've all been there once.

#1 Before And After The First Day Of School. The Future Suddenly Looks Bleak.

Before And After The First Day Of School. The Future Suddenly Looks Bleak.

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.gas. 2 years ago

Picture him in a suit and tie, and this is how most of my co-workers look by the end of the day.

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#2 Before And After The First Day Of School

Before And After The First Day Of School

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SapphireDolphin10 2 years ago

It's just like: I Can Not Unsee That

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#3 First Day Of School Vs Second Day Of School

First Day Of School Vs Second Day Of School

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Hans 2 years ago

This escalated quickly

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#4 Our Daughter Is Not Ok With Going Back To School

Our Daughter Is Not Ok With Going Back To School

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Molun Zhang 2 years ago

Where does she live? It looks like she's dressed for -10C in Sept...

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#5 There's Two Types Of Kids On The First Day Of School

There's Two Types Of Kids On The First Day Of School

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Bruno Alexandre 2 years ago

The terror in her eyes, poor child.

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#6 First Day Of School

First Day Of School

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E Vi 2 years ago

love u ashton..

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#7 First And Second Day At School

First And Second Day At School

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seaufke 2 years ago

the BP poster child♥

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#8 First Submission. My Niece Had A Hard Day At School

First Submission. My Niece Had A Hard Day At School

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Karolina Strunkinaitė 2 years ago

That's me every day at uni except I'm big enough now to sleep on the desk.

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#9 Before And After First Day Of School

Before And After First Day Of School

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Bruno Alexandre 2 years ago

Child - "Mom...the horrors I saw..."

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#10 My Son's First Day Of Preschool

My Son's First Day Of Preschool

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.gas. 2 years ago

He's just trying to be cool around the ladies.

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