Tuesday, August 24, 2010

10 things I'd tell my college freshman.

...taking a cue from beth, I'm joining Ten on Tuesday (which means someone else tells me what to blog about one day a week) - this week's topic couldn't be more timely! yeah, I tweaked it a bit - this list isn't for "a" college freshman, it's for mine!

1. be open to new things - new people, new ideas, new schedules, new routines - this is your chance to try out any and everything and see what fits you.

2. go to class - not only will the professors get to know you (and that counts for something when they figure out grades) - you'll know first-hand what to study...and the lecture will do some of the work for you.

3. when you get stressed, go to the gym, not the dining hall.

4. keep up - don't cram a semester's or half-semester's worth of work into a weekend!

5. get involved - find something you're passionate about (relay for life? faset?) and join in.

6. get some sleep - it's amazing how much easier the toughest problem looks after even a few hours of sleep.

7. take a cab if you don't have a designated driver.

8. mascara and lip gloss. always.

9. remember you can do it!

10. your mama loves you! (keep in touch...often!!)

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5 comments:

  1. i think we can all take something away from this list.

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  2. I agree with Lydia!
    I am going to forward this list on to my sister who is at Uni :o)
    x

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  3. ...and I will definitely share with Christian and her mom, who I'm sure has things to add. Thanks for these great words of sage advice.
    Cheers~

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  4. reviewing this list again, i need a substitue for #8 for pj next year-maybe always be a gentlemen (that should be easy for him).

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