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    10 Things PSU First-Year Students Want To Know

    Smeal Student Mentors Advice to First Year Smeal students

    1. Wait to buy your textbooks

    2. Leave your dorm room open

    3. Get involved early

    4. Be prepared for the weather

    5. Download Penn State apps to make your life easier: CATA, Canvas, LionPath, etc.

    6. Go to as many events as you can

    7. Go to your professors' office hours

    8. If you want to study abroad, get on it early

    9. Stock up on business clothes

    10. Go to free gym classes