For many of you, the fall semester will begin soon and the nerves will set in after the high of move-in day wears off. To help you get through your Freshman year, we’ll be bringing you a variety of ways to make the most of your first year while maintaining the grades your parents expect from you.

Start Here

While we’re setting up this week’s posts, take a little time to explore some of our previously published posts on Freshman life.

Tips for Freshmen

Moving In


Freshman 15

Making Friends


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If you’ve got advice for incoming freshmen, we want to hear about it. Don’t let the fact that we’ve covered something previously discourage you; new perspectives are always welcome!

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