13 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

It’s hard being far away from home

Classes can be challenging

You lose touch with people you think you will always be friends with


Making real friends takes time

Tours purposely show the newest, cleanest, and best dorm rooms

You’re not special

Go to your professor’s office hours

Don’t judge a person by their Facebook profile

Dating doesn’t happen as often as the movies portray

You don’t need to drink to have fun

Transferring schools is not the end of the world

Everyone changes their major