Warren Wilson College Top Questions

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?


Sometimes, you never really know what is going to be triggering to another person. Be conscious of your diction and body language, and be open to critique. Learn about preferred pronouns and how to not be a butthole ot those who are different than yourself.


I wish I had known more about the dorm living before I came to Warren Wilson. I ended up getting all this extra 'space saver' and 'dorm living' junk that I didn't need. Warren Wilson encourages a 'use what you need' lifestyle and the dorms are well furnished. I ended up buying stuff that I had no use for by the end of the year. I wish someone had told me I really needed LESS than what I used to organize myself at home.


I wish that I had known more about how the community works here - it can be a wonderful community, but it is easy to get left out of the community. I wish I had known just how small some of the departments are. The interactions between professors, administration, and students is wonderful.


The faculty is somewhat limited.