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. That is why this list was created, as a guide to college life. Have fun reading and feel free to add to the list! 1. A lot of things will be changing and different, your friends and yourself. Let them. 2. Chances are you will be bunking at the dorms. Remember to call your love ones back home a few times a week, even if just for a few minutes. 3. There’s something amazing about songs, for they bring back memories of your favorite moments. One way or another you will be listening to music on the radio or at parties, so why not make albums of these songs. Years down the road, they serve as records of your best time in life. 4. Rest when you need to, for it recharges your mind and body for your next journey. 5. Wondering when you are most productive? Are you diurnal or nocturnal? If you are nocturnal and function best at night, embrace and enjoy that. It may be the only time in your life when you can. 6. Some like to stay ahead of time while others work best under pressure. If you are the latter, chances are you will procrastinate till the last minute. Experiment with them, and see which works best for you. 7. As much as it is important to be a responsible adult, at least a few times during college, do something fun and irresponsible. 8. Make friends with your favorite professors. There is so much more to learn from each other than books. Who knows, you may meet Professor Dumbledore. 9. Spend some time alone every single day. Sleeping doesn't count. 10. Go out and have fun, go on dates. Don't feel like every date has to turn into a relationship. 11. Don't date your roommate’s ex, it’ll be awkward. 12. When your friends' family visits, join them if possible. You will get to know your friends better and you'll get free food, etc.

however. It will mean a lot to him/her now. is missing out on a lot of defining experiences because you're on the phone with your boyfriend/girlfriend for three hours every day. It's how we grow. Take classes that have nothing to do with your major(s).13. 24. period. Take risks. watching TV is pretty much a waste of your time and money. . email. 14. 15. purely for the fun of it. Those in college while maintaining a long-distance relationship with someone from high school: you two have to decide how things will work out. Working out differences is best done in person. Start early and rest plenty. College is more than just a stepping stone. What matters is not that you failed. 19. 20. Thursday and Friday will only get better. 18. but do not let your relationship interfere with your college experience. You have the same stuff. Accept failures and pick yourself up. Come Wednesday night. that's totally fine! What's not fine. Remember to send a hand-written letter to someone who made college possible for you and describe your adventures thus far. All-nighters are entirely overrated. If you don't want to date anyone else. Don't be afraid of (or excited by) the co-ed bathrooms. IM or anything else. Body language tells you more than just words. 23. When you're living on a college campus with hundreds of things going on every second of every day. but that you refuse to stay down. 22. but enjoy the present. your week is more than half over. 16. Think about the future. Embrace the differences between you and your classmates. Understand that you two will be in different environments. 17. And you'll get to make more friends. Always ask yourself. "what can I learn from this person?" There are things more important than just books and grades. and it will mean a lot to you in ten years when he/she shows it to you. not over Facebook. 21.

it's good to follow sometimes. 35. which college you attended doesn't matter as much as what you do with the opportunities you're given there. They become priceless in time to come. Stay healthy and safe. Just because it is work doesn't mean it has to suck. If you need a job. 37. 28. Keep a list of these things. 38. Embrace these. 31. 30. Take breaks from leading. you will have access to a variety of opportunities. In college. 27. You can’t do anything otherwise. 29. Drop your ego and ask for help. but take a deep breath. Celebrate it. 26. and reflect on what you have learned. 36. Every once in awhile. Setbacks may seem like the end of the world.25. get used to it. In ten years time. 32. regardless of your political or religious beliefs. Revel in how hot you are before it's too late. don't try to do everything at once. so that you can start working on them when you graduate. It won’t kill you. there will come an especially powerful moment when you can actually feel that an experience has changed who you are. 33. 34. doesn’t mean you suck. . grab them. On the flip side. Stay open-minded. find something that you enjoy. The college name on your resume doesn’t mean anything if that's the only thing on your resume. very few of you will look as good as you do right now. even if they are painful. Don't be afraid of Cupid’s arrow and never take it for granted. Use your camera and make records of life in college. Things can only improve when at your worst. You can't learn if you're closed off. In the long run. Don’t let your grades affect you. Much of the time you once had for pleasure is now gone. but don't let it define your college experience. Just because you are in the bottom half of class now.

Experiment with food. If your emotions are getting in the way. 45. now go live the best years of your lives. A time where learning is your key responsibility. Enjoy every second of your college years. If you are in a relationship. Expand your horizons. You do not want to be buffet for bed bugs. Grab every moment. Cake in the face sounds good. for there’s no DeLorean DMC-12 to turn back time. 43. 48. 40. switch even if it complicates things. They may pick up things you don’t. 44. ask for help. 46. 50. 42. Be very certain. Be yourself. Explore the campus. Enough talking. Stay objective. Grow. and find your own hideout like the ‘Room of Requirement’. Life is too short for regrets. You were there just a minute ago. Don't make fun of pre-frosh. emotional health is just as important as physical health. bring your significant other to meet your friends. . 41. These seconds will fly by. Those strange looking dishes you friend is making may be taste pretty good. 47. Learn.39. 49. Wash your sheets at least once a month. Love. Try to remember how lucky you are every day. But treat yourself sometimes. it is important to eat right. It’s ok to be a complete ass at least once. If you are no longer excited about your field of study. Tattoos are permanent and costly. With the high national obesity figures.