26 Tips for the Incoming College Freshmen
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26 Tips for the Incoming College Freshmen

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26 Tips for the Incoming College Freshmen

1. The library is your friend, use it

2. Do laundry weekly when everyone is at class

3. Go outside as much as possible while it’s warm out, it won’t last long

4. Don’t take your unlimited swipes in the dining hall for granted

5. Do work all week, enjoy yourself on the weekends

7. Learn to be independent by doing things alone

8. Be open to meeting all types of people (and don't stop making friends after you've made a few)

9. Join a sorority or fraternity (if you’re into that sort of thing)

10. Go to the gym (trust me it helps with stress and keeps you in shape)

11. Save your money (but don’t be a loser, spend it sometimes)

12. Do your work

13. Eat

14. Its okay if you don't love it at first, give it time (and if its doesn't get better its ok to transfer)

15. Get a vacuum (being messy is not cute)

16. Do everything that scares you

17. Call mom and dad

18. Remember to keep in touch with your friends (yes even when they call you in the library)

19. Don’t take morning classes if you can’t get up for them

20. It’s okay to cry and be homesick

21. Sign up for a club, intramural sport or anything that gives you something to do

22. Plan out your month, week and day (trust me it helps with all the free time) (also have a planner)

23. Don’t over sign up for stuff and stress yourself out

24. Visit your professor (it's professor now not teacher) with questions or ask questions in class (they’ll not only like you more but see that you’re trying and give you a better grade)

25. USE resources available to you (writing center for papers, free tutors etc.)


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