How to Breeze Through Your First Day of College

July 14, 2016 0 Comments Life on Campus , Study Advice 1132 Views
How to Breeze Through Your First Day of College

The first day of college, an experience most students never want to revisit. It’s a day of uncertainty and panic. Strangers surround freshmen, and the thought of home never strays from the mind. This article discusses four tips you can utilize to get through your first day of college.

 

Warm up to strangers

You won’t survive as a lone wolf in college. Sooner or later, you will need to make a few friends and acquaintances. You can start making friends from the comfort of your room. Leave your door open as a welcome sign. Fellow freshmen are also seeking company so it won’t be hard engaging in a friendly conversation.

 

Familiarize with your classrooms

There’s always that confusion created by learners while searching for their classrooms. If you want to avoid the confusion, then take a tour of all the teaching blocks and map out your assigned classes on the very first day. This move puts you in a position to guide your course mates and emerge as an organized student.

 

Organize your reading materials

When your admission letter came in, there was a list of materials you were required to have during admission. Most of these materials are class related. No one tells you to organize these assets. Therefore, you need to identify the purpose of each item and have it with you in class. An organized student catches the eye of the professor.

 

Observe the school schedule

A semester schedule of activities will be availed once you’re back to school or on the first day of freshman year. Review it to every detail, marking the dates for important events such as tests and practice so that you have an idea of what to expect. As a freshman, you want to be on time for orientation and campus tours.

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