How Not to Die In College: No Four Year Fears

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No lie, it’s been a long time since I’ve been an undergraduate freshman, but now that I’m a graduate student in a new school and in a new state, I’m finding many parallels to then and now. To keep things interesting I will provide some sage-like advice from someone who has already graduated, in my series HOW NOT TO DIE IN COLLEGE (HOW NOT TO DIE INC). How Not to Die In College Presents:… Read More

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George Mason University Freshman II

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GMU Freshman Name: Arielle Flax Major: Theater Classification: freshman Year You’re Graduating: 2015 (hopefully) 1. Why did you pick George Mason University? It wasn’t my first choice in the beginning, but after touring the campus and learning about the program offered here it rose in my list.   2. How different is college from high school? It’s sooo different. I remember being in high school and hearing college kids say how different… Read More

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George Mason University Freshman I

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Name: Sarah Harvard Major: Government and International Politics, Pre-Med, and minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution Classification (freshman/sophomore/junior/senior): Freshman Year You’re Graduating: 2015 1. Why did you pick George Mason University? Where if any, other schools did you apply too? I applied to American, UChicago, Cornell, Rutgers, and the list goes on and on.   2. How different is college from high school? What would you tell any graduating high school senior… Read More

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Interview w/ a Texas State University Freshman (Part Two)

Name: Niko Corbin Major: Pre-Major for Journalism Classification Freshman 1. Why did you pick Texas State University?  Where if any, other schools did you apply too? I chose Texas State because it had a nice atmosphere to it. I also applied to Sam Houston State and University of Houston, but in the end San Marcos just seemed like a better place to write. 2. How different is college from high school? What would… Read More

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How Not To Die: As A Freshman

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No lie, it’s been a long time since I’ve been an undergraduate freshman, but now that I’m a graduate student freshman in a new school and a new state, I’m finding many parallels to then and now. To keep things interesting I will provide some sage-like advice from someone who has already graduated, in my series HOW NOT TO DIE IN COLLEGE (HOW NOT TO DIE INC): Please Abide By These Rules… Read More

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12 Ways to Spot a Freshman

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BEING ABLE TO SPOT A FRESHMAN IS A VALUABLE LIFE SKILL. Seriously. Freshmen are fun friends to have—for some reason, they look up to you. Believe you’re full of wisdom. There are a couple of freshman girls on campus who know me only as “Emma Stone” (my somewhat/not really doppelganger). And I’m ok with that. Mostly because Emma Stone is gorgeous, but also because they’re freshmen and they really want to be… Read More

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