21 Things People Should Know Before Going To College
Even C's get degrees.
Your freshman roommates probably won't be your best friends for life, and that's OK.
It might be tempting, but don't skip class.
"Sleep, study, party. Pick two."
Get to know your professors outside of class.
Eating alone in the dining hall is totally acceptable. You'll miss that hot, delicious food when you live off campus.
"You will take naps. Lots of naps."
Don't feel bad about changing your major a million times.
Wait until after your first class to buy your textbooks.
Learn how to manage your money.
Breaking up with your high school sweetheart isn't the end of the world.
Avoid hooking up with people who live on your floor.
Make sure you understand exactly what your major entails.
You can now eat whatever the hell you want, so make sure it's tasty AND healthy.
"Study abroad, study abroad, study abroad. Then travel travel travel while you're there."
Live on your own far away from home.
There's no shame in transferring schools. Go where you'll be happy.
Make sure you're taking care of your mental health as well as your physical health.
Keep up with the reading. An all-nighter isn't the time to realize you shouldn't procrastinate.
If you go to college with people from high school, make an effort to meet new people.
Learn what kind of studying habits work best for you.
And most importantly, it's absolutely fine to be undecided about your major.
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