10 Things That'll Happen Your Freshman Year
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10 Things That'll Happen Your Freshman Year

New chapter in life calls for lots of changes and new experiences!

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10 Things That'll Happen Your Freshman Year
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Life changes all the time but, starting college is like starting a whole new book in a series. Each page you turn will be filled with new and exciting things! The excitement and nervousness of starting your first year of college increases as the days pass. There's a lot on your mind and that's okay. It's good to feel nervous and excited all at the same time, after all, you are starting a new chapter of your life. As you think about all the things you want to do your first year, here are 10 things that will happen...guaranteed. Just take a sophomore's word for it.


1.) You'll find new friends

As scary as it sounds, you'll eventually find your friend group. You'll meet them at some campus event, a club, intramural sport, or even at the cafeteria. It will be a little awkward at first, but eventually you'll all just be weird together and try to eat every meal together.


2.) You'll get lost or can't find one of your classes the first week (or two)

No matter how big or small your campus is, you'll get confused by where the classroom is or the set up and be lost or stressed out because you can't find the class you're suppose to be in. Eventually you'll find it.


3.) You'll spend WAY too much time decorating your dorm room

Move in day: 1 hour putting everything in your dorm and setting it up, 4 hours decorating and organizing it.


4.) You'll stress out

You. Will. Stress. Out. A. Lot.

It's totally okay. College is suppose to be challenging and stressful. If you don't feel stressed at least a few times, you aren't doing it right.



5.) You'll get invited to a party

Someone you know or sit next to in class will invite you to a party at least once. It's up to you to make the choice weather to go or not. I never went to a party because I'm a classic introvert.

Hey, it's always fun watching Law and Order: SVU in sweatpants while everyone else gets hammered. At least you won't have a headache the next day!


6.) You'll drink too much coffee

Coffee is a life saver. Just don't drink 7 cups of coffee and then decide to hit the gym.

You may get addicted to coffee (or not).


7.) You'll try to talk to your high school friends

"Call me when you have time!"

"Can I call you now?"

"I'm studying."

"I'm busy."

You'll try super hard to keep in touch with all your high school friends but, you probably won't. It's just how life is. It can drive you crazy sometimes.


8.) You'll not do laundry for two weeks because there is a break coming up you know you can do laundry at home for free

Everyone does it. But hey, if it saves you some money do it! You'll also eat all your food in your dorm before a break because you know your parents will buy you A LOT of food on break.


9.) You'll gain at least some weight

It's unavoidable. No matter how hard you try, you'll gain at least 1 pound or more. Want to avoid the freshman 15? Stay away from the desserts and hit the gym but, you'll still gain weight (doesn't mean it's fat gain. You can also have muscle gain).


10.) You'll have fun

With so many opportunities to try new things, you'll have a lot of fun!


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