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  • What happens in Welcome Week doesn’t stay there
  • The first new friend you’ll have is your roommate
  • The best walks of shame are done with four of your best friends all waking up in the same house
  • Things are only awkward if you make them that way, and if it’s still awkward, you need to drink more
  • "Betch" is a word
  • It’s finally your time to cut out stupid people in your life. Do it
  • Be selfish, you only get four years to figure out your entire life
  • There is always someone who will stay in and do homework with you
  • There is always someone who will go out and get wasted with you
  • Friends on friends on friends. Meet your friends, meet your friends’ friends, and then meet their friends. Soon you’ll have a huge group of a lot of friends
  • Sometimes it’s weird when your high school friends come to visit.
  • Skipping class isn’t rewarding in the long-run, but then again, neither is not sleeping
  • Nicknames will stick with you forever
  • Perfect your accents now. Drunk people love foreigners
  • Always keep track of your bus pass at the club
  • Too soon parties are the best
  • Girls are disgusting, especially when 50 of them share a bathroom
  • You can still look hawt in footie pajamas
  • Just because it’s a Tuesday, doesn’t mean you can’t black out
  • If you hear that Michael Phelps is going to be at a party, he probably won’t be
  • D1 athletes will never get in trouble
  • Cute cats will always be on the internet. Homework comes first…usually
  • Bitches gon’ be bitches. Let them do them and you do you
  • You learn quickly not to give a shit about certain things
  • Although making a DIY skirt out of an exercise ball or a mummy costume out of Ace bandages totally gets creativity points, they are really, really, really impractical
  • Once in a while, you have to do things for the story
  • Roofs are a perfect make-out spot
  • If someone invites you to the suburbs for a party, chances are it is going to get busted
  • A good playlist will get you through anything and everything
  • Winter/spring/summer break sound relaxing and fun, but they suck
  • Even if you go somewhere that wasn’t your first choice, you’re still going to have fun
  • Explore on-campus
  • Explore off-campus
  • Unless it’s like 4:30 in the morning, there’s somewhere that delivers
  • Talking politics is a staple in life
  • Sales are the absolute greatest thing in the world
  • Figure out the buses early and try not to get lost. GoogleMaps is your friend
  • People go through exactly what you do; you will always be able to find someone to talk to
  • Water is a godsend
  • You’re going to lose friends, but that only makes more room for better people: people that you deserve in your life
  • Netflix is the greatest thing ever invented
  • You will become more nocturnal as the year progresses
  • Your family becomes increasingly important as the year goes on. Absence honestly does make the heart grow fonder
  • You’re not going to have money. Ever.
  • Unpacking, packing, and anything of that nature sucks
  • A clean room definitely makes you happier, but who has time to clean?
  • Steal cool things (for instance: “Your image isn’t drunk-proof” posters, a tumbler from a bar, frisbees, white boards, etc.)
  • Adderall and caffeine become your two best friends during finals week
  • Take as many pictures as you can
  • Almost getting written up is scarier than actually getting written up
  • Try really hard not to procrastinate

Basically, you’re going to have the best year of your life. Don’t take it for granted. Live it up. And most importantly: be happy. It’s your time to shine.

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Adulting: Step 166: Maintain perspective when you get injured

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Whenever I get hurt, no matter what sort or scale of injury it is, I sort of subconsciously assume that this is how it will be forever, that my toe will always remain stubbed and that now there is nothing to do but stoically accept this new life of pulsating toe pain. Why me, Lord? Why…

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"Have you ever been in love? Horrible, isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens up your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up all these defenses, you build up a whole suit of armor, so that nothing can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life… You give them a piece of you. They didn’t ask for it. They did something dumb one day, like kiss you or smile at you, and then your life isn’t your own anymore. Love takes hostages. It gets inside you. It eats you out and leaves you crying in the darkness, so simple a phrase like ‘maybe we should just be friends’ turns into a glass splinter working its way into your heart. It hurts. Not just in the imagination. Not just in the soul-hurt, a real gets-inside-you-and-rips-you-apart pain. I hate love."

- Neil Gaiman