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

Before attending Wheelock college I wish I had a clearer understanding of the required courses. As I am entering the last year of my education I find myself having to overload on courses in order to graduate on time. As a transfer student I was already behind others and am now taking up to six courses a semester to catch up. If I had know about the large amount of general required course I would have tried to complete them before transferring into this college.

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I wish I had realized how small Wheelock is. I like the small classroom sizes, however I do not like the small social aspect. There are less students at Wheelock than there were at my high school. Also, a couple hundred students are commuters, and many others go home on the weekends, which is likely why there is never anything too exciting happening on weekend days.

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Something i wish i had knew before i came to this school is that it was a private school. Another thing i wish i had knew was that oncce you begin classes it is harder to transfer out, becaus eof the type of credit system they have. The last thing i wish i knew baou tthis school before coming here was more information about the cafe. Such as food service and hours.

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I wish that Ihad known how much money I would be spending in a city such as Boston. It is very exciting and there are laways things to do, but it is also very expensive to live in a city. I wish I had been warned about how expensive it would be going to school in Boston.

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I wish that i had known that everything i was told before enrolling at wheelock was true. they told me they had a strong theatre program which was a lie. they told me it was easy to transfer out of the school, but because of specialized classes, NO CREDITS TRANSFER!

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The people. I came here not knowing anyone really, but I have quickly made friends with the nice people. Everyone was very friendly and helpful, and just as eager to network as I am.

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That I had a bigger interest in Physical Science, which isn't exactly emphasized here. Also, that it only recently became co-ed because being surrounded by girls so much.

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I wish I was better prepared financially and had other resources to gain more scholarships in order to finance my education.

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That you need to start taking more classes in the beggning so you dont screw yourself in the end.

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I wish i would have known how much money I would have to pay out of pocket.

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