Preparing for College

Your Rookie College Season

It won't be too much longer now. Over the next two months, many of you will be receiving your college application decisions. By early April, you may have a nice pile of responses. Hopefully, the "fat" envelopes will far outnumber the "thin" ones. Next, of course, comes the often difficult decision of which acceptance to choose from, among all the others. Once that's out of the way, you'll be staged and ready to become a first-year college student. It's not all that unlike being called up from the minor leagues to the majors.

Those of us who are college veterans will never forget our freshman year at college. Some of us may like to forget our freshman year, but in general it is a time filled with anticipation, some anxiety, and wonderful discoveries. But what will it really be like?

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