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What do you wish you had known before starting freshman year? (:

BluemeraldBluemerald Posts: 69Registered User Junior Member
edited August 2010 in College Life
What do you wish you had known before starting freshman year? (:
Any regrets? Any of those, "I wish I'd known this!" moments? For freshman this fall haha.
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Replies to: What do you wish you had known before starting freshman year? (:

  • HotChocolateHotChocolate Posts: 167Registered User Junior Member
    I wish I had known what I wanted to pursue, otherwise I wouldn't have wasted as much time as I did.

    That and enroll in classes as early as possible before everyone else snags them like vultures.
  • chsowlflax17chsowlflax17 Posts: 941Registered User Member
    I wish I'd been less afraid of difficult courses (took an intro anthro class instead of an upper division humanities class, because I was scared by the number of upperclassmen in it), because the difficult classes have been the most rewarding ones.
  • AtomicCafeAtomicCafe Posts: 867Registered User Member
    I wish I had taken second semester courses more seriously since my first semester was so simple that I didn't expect the sudden change in course load.

    I also wish I hadn't been so terrified of office hours for the first few months.

    Also wish I hadn't been so incredibly set in my major(s). Took on a double-major of something I've loved for years with something that I had only had one good class in during high school, and it's taken me a year to drop that awful second major to take on a minor that I love with all my heart.

    And I wish I had figured out the school/city bus system faster.
  • icedragonicedragon Posts: 2,170Registered User Senior Member
    i wish i had figured out how to study correctly
  • nne718nne718 Posts: 1,146Registered User Senior Member
    Not to buy my books at the campus bookstore. That's my biggest regret. ugh I got ripped off so badly.
  • H2013H2013 Posts: 169Registered User Junior Member
    Putting things off till the last minute doesn't work like it did in high school.
  • Whistleblower1Whistleblower1 Posts: 633- Member
    Memorization is King; reading is the folly of high-IQ fools.
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