I Am a College Freshman

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    Beginnings

    I graduated high school in May of 2012 then took a year off. It definitely was not the idyllic gap year of traveling to foreign countries and learning about yourself. I stayed home and bounced from job to job, unable to find anything I could stand for long. Though granted I only...
    kyoukokirigiris kyoukokirigiris
    22-25, F
    Nov 16, 2013

    Today was my first day,

    had no real conversations with anyone but I didn't do anything stupid and I had everything I needed and I think I like my classes so far.
    Amani7 Amani7
    18-21, F
    Aug 31, 2015

    About a week after graduation I started college

    because of summer program I'll be doing each summer there. My college is all fancy and tech savvy which I appreciate! Sadly haven't met anyone I can connect with yet. So far people I have had in class are shy, quiet and small talk but we do have our laughs in class sometimes. I...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy
    18-21, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    Freshmeat! Haha

    I haven't officially started college yet,but I've graduated from high school and I start college in the fall. I'm doing the whole nine yards. Going away,living on campus and preparing for the big change. I'm excited,nervous,frustrated,overjoyed and everything all at once. I have...
    Charmingminx484 Charmingminx484
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2012

    I just started college 3 weeks ago.

    It wasn't until I moved into my dorm that I realized I have no cellular service here. I can only talk to my siblings a little bit over the internet, but I can't talk to my mom because she doesn't even know how to use a computer. People keep asking me if I'm home sick at all, or...
    MyDearDiary MyDearDiary
    18-21, F
    Sep 23, 2015

    I just experienced my first rave party,

    too bad I never experienced it in HS...
    johnchrisd johnchrisd
    16-17, M
    Aug 8, 2015

    So I'm about three weeks away from thanksgiving

    break. In some ways I love college and others I hate it. I love my group of friends and my classes are pretty good. Im not really a fan of my roommates though. They are loud and messy. They have also killed our pet fish, because they poured vodka in its bowl. They wanted to see...
    allyson17 allyson17
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 4, 2014

    Day one done and I actually made it to all my

    classes on time! WOO HOO!!! Now where the hell is my dorm room again???
    snowangelashley snowangelashley
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Aug 25, 2014
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