24 Rookie Mistakes Every College Freshman Makes

Lookin’ fresh.

1. Proudly wearing your lanyard and ID all over campus.

2. Attending every meeting possible during orientation week.

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3. Enrolling in an 8 a.m. course on Mondays.

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4. And evening courses on Fridays.

5. Struttin’ around in your high school letterman jacket.

6. Assuming the “jungle juice” isn’t that strong.

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7. Sitting in the front row on the first day of class.

Front of class wanker #teachersPet @gsepop @tonyreid3839 @pace_cliff

— Mitch (@mitch_se)

8. Thinking an upperclassman will wait for you.

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9. Asking “Are you a freshman?” to everyone you meet.

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10. Constantly locking yourself out of your dorm room.

@DKalesnikoff hahahahaha dryden. Rico needs you. #lockedoutofroom

— Bobby Bouchet (@bjleier)

11. Not taking advantage of your meal plan.

12. And taking too much advantage of your meal plan.

13. Buying all of the recommended course materials for ALL of your classes.

The look you give your professor after finding out that $200 book you bought will never be used. #collegeproblems

— Maci Gastineau (@maci_mooo)

14. Thinking you’ll be best friends with your roommate in the dorms.

15. Getting sloppy at house parties.

And this is why we don't go to frat parties anymore #freshmanlife

— Pilar Gonzalez (@pilargonz25)

16. Overestimating how much you can fit in your dorm room.

17. Spending all your financial aid money before classes even start.

18. Inviting someone to stay the night in your twin-size bed.

The twin bed lifestyle follows me where ever I go #dormlife #scootover

— Emma Singer (@em_singer)

19. Forgetting to log out of library computers.

didn't log out of my email at school yesterday and someone sent me this. weird

— Jaclyn Degidio (@JaclynDegidio)

20. Choosing to stay together with your high school sweetheart.

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Even though he or she is now halfway across the country…

21. Forgetting to schedule a lunch break in between your classes.

22. Feeling guilty for skipping a class.

23. Wearing dirty clothes for a week straight because you’re too lazy to make a trip to the laundry room.

It’s called Febreze.

24. And taking your freshman year way too seriously.

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