9 Lessons You're Sure To Learn Your Freshman Year Of College
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9 Lessons You're Sure To Learn Your Freshman Year Of College

You'll probably learn most of these the hard way, but you'll still learn them.

9 Lessons You're Sure To Learn Your Freshman Year Of College

College is hard for everyone to get adjusted to. For lots of people, its the first real time that they are basically fending for themselves. Yeah, you will have at least one roommate but you still have to worry about yourself. Nobody is going to do tat for you anymore. You have to step out of your comfort zone in college or you won't survive. If you step out of your comfort zone and learn new things and meet new people, you'll have the best years ever.

1. Maybe studying for that extra hour might help.

Everyone is told at some point in their life that you need a good night's sleep before a huge exam. There are so many night where I wish I could've just stopped what I was doing and go to sleep. But I realized that I didn't really know anything so I needed to pull an all nighter. You might think you won't pull an all nighter, trust me you will. I don't care what kind of student you were in high school, it will happen to you.

2. Don't take the easy way out of anything.

Yeah, you could copy someone's answers for an assignment, but you won't learn anything. So, by the time you are tested on that material, you'll probably fail.

3. It's OK to get help.

The writing center at your school or tutors are there for one reason, to help you. Take advantage of that.

4. You won't be friends with everyone.

Like myself, I try to be friendly, and I want to be friends with everyone. Unfortunately, that won't happen. Not all personalities are compatible with one another. People change and that's okay.

5. No one is making you attend class.

You could miss every single class, nobody will care. Yeah, you might fail, but who cares? You will care. Attend class or you'll become lost in your studies

6. The Freshman 15 is real.

Obviously this doesn't happen to everyone, but if you don't at least attempt to eat healthy than this will happen to you. Beware.

7. Your family did a lot for you.

3 simple ways: laundry, bills and groceries. You're on your own until break.

8. Pay attention to your peer's experiences with classes.

If someone has a bad experience with a professor, take that into consideration. Don't depend on that fully, but just take that into consideration when picking classes.

9. First relationship in college, be careful.

You might think that the girl/guy you're dating is the best, but people change and at the end of college you both might change.

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