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Overnights - What to Bring/Expect

eschep13eschep13 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
I have an athletic overnight this weekend, and I need some help as to what I should wear and what I should be expecting. It's a D1 Field Hockey school, and it's going to be COLD this weekend. What should I expect to do with the girls on the team, what to pack... stuff like that. Thanks so much!

Replies to: Overnights - What to Bring/Expect

  • marlihydormarlihydor Registered User Posts: 10 New Member
    Smart casual clothes should be fine with comfortable shoes. Take snacks, food can be hit or miss. Expect parties and alcohol, but stick to water or non-alcoholic drinks. Try and go with the flow, but don't give yourself cause to leave a negative reputation at the school (no matter how accepted it seems at the time). If you have been around this in high school, don't partake in alcohol on this trip. If you haven't, don't discount the school because of the parties and alcohol, it is everywhere and it is excessive. Try and get a feel for the team and if you can see yourself there. Ask the kids on the team what the coach is really like, what is the best experience on being on the team and what is the worse. Ask about the classes and the academics. Write everything down as soon as you are on your way home, before you talk to your parents. Then talk to your parents, sleep on it a few days, and revisit your notes. After everything, then compare all your notes from all your visits. Then go with the college with the price you can afford where you would like to be if you can't play anymore. And have fun.
  • fauvefauve Registered User Posts: 3,515 Senior Member
    Be sure to check beforehand with your host if you need your own sleeping bag. You may be offered a futon but no bedding.
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