Alright, it’s 9:50 a.m. and you just finished
If you were to follow through with that plan, you’d be right along side the rest of the University who just got out of their 9 o’clock class.
So how do you go about this situation? It takes skill, experience and a little bit of luck. Here’s what I’ve learned when it comes to conquering the dreaded mile-long Chick-fil-A line.
1. Do not go right after class
Every single other student has the same idea as you. Never go as a class has just let out unless you want to wait for an hour. If you absolutely have to have a biscuit after your class lets out, wait until the hour rolls over — for example in my 10 a.m. scenario — so you can at least weed out the ones who are trying to squeeze some chicken minis into their 10-minute break.
2. If you can, wait until the middle of a class time
On MWF it’s smartest to go at the half-hour, so like 9:30 or 1:30, while you know most students are well into their classes. On TR you’re better off waiting until 45 minutes into each hour, so like 9:45 or 1:45. Whatever you do, just make sure you’ve got at least 10 minutes until the next class ends so you miss the traffic of classes that got out early.
3. Go with a friend
Just in case you do get stuck in line, aside from prayer, make sure you have a pal with you to keep you company. If you follow my advice you should be fine, but on the off-chance that your luck betrays you, make sure you stay well-entertained because it might be awhile my friend.
Chick-fil-A is most definitely worth it, but don’t wait in that impossibly long line if you don’t have to.