Five Commandments For College Freshmen

The five commandments Valerie Strauss at the Washington Post has come up for college freshmen (so they won’t screw their first term up too badly):

Thou shall be responsible for YOU.

Thou shall take advantage of what college offers.

Thou shall be a student of learning.

Thou shall develop a personal brand.

Thou shall not forget those who are making college possible and gave you this great start in life.

It’s difficult to balance the learning part with the taking advantage of everything college life offers, but you’ll figure it out eventually. I hosed Fall Term of my freshman year pretty well, but I maintained a life and a solid GPA after that. Good luck, everyone. Here’s some advice from me:

Further Reading:

College Advice
Don’t Screw Up Your Future
I Live In A Van Down By Duke University
Year One: A College Blog

Posted by Alexa Harrington

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    • September 14th, 2011

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