19 Obvious Signs You're A College Freshman
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19 Obvious Signs You're A College Freshman

You're not fooling anyone.

19 Obvious Signs You're A College Freshman

1. You've gotten lost on campus at least once in the last week.

2. You were awfully quiet during the alma mater but you've definitely got motivation to get louder.

3. You've been humiliated after being walked in on in the bathroom at least once.

4. Even if you promise yourself you won't, you grab a cookie after your meal.

5. You've answered the questions "What's your major?" and "What are you going to do with that?" more times than any reasonable person could expect you to count.

6. You're a little overeager when someone asks if you want to eat with them.

7. You still don't quite know what to say when someone asks for directions.

8. You pull people into pictures in front of every single new sight this school has to offer.

9. You're excited about the novelty of going to class.

10. Having the dorm to yourself means private dance parties.

11. Almost everyone is as excited to make new friends as you are.

12. You're shocked by the slide shifting from "Syllabus" to "Day 1."

13. You're exhausted by the amount of walking that no one warned you about.

14. You talk a big game about sports you haven't watched live yet.

15. You can't get enough of the ice cream in the dining hall.

16. You get to class early enough to welcome the professor.

17. You've done something publicly humiliating in the first week.

18. The thought of doing laundry in your own home makes you hyper.

19. You know you chose the best school, and you wouldn't have it any other way.

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