Ten Tips for Freshmen

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Network Get to know everyone from your classmates to your professors.

Be active on campus Participate in class, join a new club, or attend events on campus

Know your limits It’s your first semester. Try to take on a class or two that you will really enjoy.

Don’t be afraid to ask for help Remember there are tutors free on campus, including the writing lab.

Explore different majors Take different courses to see which ones connect with you. You might be in the wrong major.

Don’t break the bank Enjoy the free things on campus like the gym and the pool.

Be on time Some professors give pop quizzes the minute class starts. Don’t be late.

Know the campus Get to know where things are located on campus so you are prepared for any issues that may arise.

Don’t cut corners Go to your classes and never cheat. Hard work pays off.

Don’t forget you’re not alone You may feel overwhelmed at times, but that’s normal. Try to make new friends.