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"Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trips" (FOOT)?

DoctorDuckeyDoctorDuckey Posts: 19Registered User New Member
edited April 2009 in Yale University
Hey guys,

So I was recently admitted, and plan to attend, Yale in the fall (super psyched!). My question, tho, is about the FOOT (Yale Freshmen Outdoor Orientation Trips) program?

The prospect of meeting fellow Yalies is enticing, but I'm not really outdoorsy...have any current yalies on this board gone? What were your experiences? Your recommendations? Was it worthwhile?

Thanks!
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Replies to: "Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trips" (FOOT)?

  • BlueHouseBlueHouse Posts: 96Registered User Junior Member
    Hey, I just signed up for my FOOT trip! You should definitely go. I am not that outdoorsy either, but it will be a blast.

    Congrats on the acceptance.
  • lookbeyondlookbeyond Posts: 728Registered User Member
    I think I'm going to do Harvest instead... but from what I've heard, all of the preorientation stuff is awesome. :)
  • sgtpepper08sgtpepper08 Posts: 566Registered User Member
    everyone i know that did foot (which is a LOT of people, i think half my class did some foot trip) loved it. so you really can't go wrong. just choose the right trail for your level. if you're not into the whole week long wilderness trip, try freshperson's conference. it's basically girl/boy scout camp for freshmen and you meet a lot of cool people.
  • DoctorDuckeyDoctorDuckey Posts: 19Registered User New Member
    Nice, thanks for the advice guys--yeah, I may check freshperson out, but they all sound awesome. Congrats on Yale!
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