Tips for College Freshmen

05/05/15

College freshmen aren’t exactly known for exercising good judgment. Who’s that passed out drunk on the quad at Spring Fling—before noon? A freshman. Who stayed up half the night watching reality TV with her roommate, then handed her professor an incoherent essay penned under the influence of several cans of Red Bull? That was also a freshman. Whose hallmates thought it would be funny to swipe his towel from the showers so he’d be forced to walk back to his room naked? Well, technically it wasn’t his fault…but it did happen to a freshman.

Don’t want to end up like these unfortunate first-years? We asked undergrads across the country who’ve seen it all to let us in on their worst—and best—freshman year decisions. Read on and learn from their rookie mistakes—unless you don’t mind being known as “that freshman.”

College Freshman Tips from Small Schools

College Freshman Tips from Medium-Sized Schools

College Freshman Tips from Large Schools

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