The Truth About Freshman Year
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The Truth About Freshman Year

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Here are some of the most relatable and common firsts of freshman year:

1. Leaving home.

This probably one of the hardest. Leaving your hometown, family, friends, and familiarities is a lot harder than what you expect even if you are ready to leave.

2. Cleaning your dorm room.


When you first arrive at college, you must clean and decorate your dorm room to make it feel like home. After that, it is probably a good idea to clean it to keep bugs out.

3. Saying goodbye to your family.


If you think saying goodbye to your home is hard, just wait til you say goodbye to your family at college. Watching them leave the dorm is one of the hardest things about going to college in my opinion.

4. Making your first friends at college.


Get ready to meet a lot of new people and make some awesome friends.

5. Going out for the first time.

Make sure you go out with people you know especially for the first time. And just have fun!

6. First day of classes.


Just try your best to not look like a freshman.

7. First football game.


Make sure to tailgate too!

8. First exam.


Even if you study for days, looking at your grade is going to be like getting hit by a bus.

9. Rush.


Despite all the sweat, makeup, and tears, be ready to find your home for the next four years.

10. Getting tired of the dorm food.


This will probably happen after a week or two.

10. No caption needed.


11. First Frat Party.


This will probably be terrifying at first but after you will know exactly what to expect for the next.

12. Going home for the first time and seeing all you friends.


This is amazing.

13. Spring break.


14. Going home for summer after freshman year.


After being away at college for months, it has become a second home. Leaving your new friends is going to be hard, but luckily sophomore year is only a few months away!

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