Your Secret Guide To Winning At Freshman Year
Here's the advice you won't find in an orientation packet.
Think very carefully about the posters you intend to put up in your dorm room.
Clean up your Facebook.
Work out. You're about to embark on the most unhealthy four years of your life. Soften the blow.
Objectively evaluate whether or not you want your high school sweetheart to become your college LDR.
If you intend to start drinking in college, start slow. You don't want your first drink to be the jungle juice at SigEp's orientation party.
Stop telling your high school friends that you'll Skype every week. You won't.
Do. Not. Sign. Up. For. Morning. Classes.
Before you leave, eat all the home-cooked food you possibly can. It's all Ramen from here on out.
Don't go crazy buying school supplies. You will use precisely one pen and one laptop.
Lower your sexpectations.
Rethink everything you know about Halloween. It isn't one night; it's four.
Take that clothes iron out of your suitcase right now. You will not iron anything for four years.
Buy enough underwear to last you a month.
I know you're excited to make friends, but go easy on your class's Facebook page.
Figure out which energy drink does the trick for you.
Befriend someone with a car.
Don't expect to be BFFs with your randomly assigned roommate, or anyone you meet the first week of school.
And find a convenient way to document every significant moment, be it a journal or your Instagram feed.
The next four years will fly by and you're gonna wanna remember them. Congrats, kiddos!
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