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Student Safety Tips Beyond the Standard Fare?

Question: College students are often warned about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, date rape, unplanned pregnancies, and STD's ... although much of this advice, unforuntately, is met with rolled eyes or deaf ears. But what other safety suggestions can you make to first-year students that they may be more inclined to heed?

While caution when dealing with strangers and strange neighborhoods springs to mind, I suspect that this, too, may fall under the in-one-ear-and-out-the-other rubric. The same goes with, "Make certain you ride with only safe and sober drivers."

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