Top 10 Reasons Why Prison is Better Than College 10. There are no tests, papers, or homework in prison. 9. There are no grades in prison. 8. You don't need financial aid in prison. 7. In prison, you get to see your family more often. 6. You get more sleep in prison. 5. Laundry is free in prison. 4. You don't have to worry about job placement in prison. 3. The food is better in prison. 2. You don't have to apply to prison, just get convicted. And the number one reason prison is better than college: 1. In prison, you can get out early for good behavior.