Top Five Freshmen Mistakes
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Top Five Freshmen Mistakes

We all made these mistakes as freshmen, and the current batch is still making them.

Top Five Freshmen Mistakes

Freshmen are easily identifiable by the things they do that seem fine at the time. It's only when enough time has passed that they realize the faux pas they've committed

Here are the top five mistakes freshmen make. Don't sweat it, first years; they're all easily correctable.

1. Wearing Your Lanyard AT ALL TIMES. I don't know if you have noticed, but there are things called wallets and pockets in which you can keep your MCards and room keys. Stop wearing your lanyard everywhere; this isn't orientation.

2. Chilling on the Street Corner. Unless you're trying to cross the street, you probably shouldn't be standing on the corner. Not only do you look lost, you're also probably going to get MIP'd when you friend starts throwing up as a cop rolls by. Which brings me to my next point...

3. Cops Don't Like It When You Throw Up Anywhere Besides the Bathroom. Throwing up in front of them probably isn't a good plan, but if you do blame it on the food poisoning you got from West Quad.

4. Wearing the Football T-Shirt Everyone Gets with Their Tickets. In a sea of maize it's hard to stand out...unless you're wearing the same TEAM 2014 shirt as every other freshman. Wear maize, wear a banana suit, wear anything you can besides that shirt.

5. Giving 100 Clubs Your Email Address During Festifall. This is probably the biggest mistake that everyone is guilty of. Nothing sucks as much as getting thirty emails a day from clubs you thought sounded like a good idea when you first tried to get involved on campus. Try to limit yourself to three and remember how busy you're going to be once you actually have to start going to class!

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