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What Advice Would You Give Your Freshman Year-Self?

Freshman year is one of the most transformative periods of Penn State students’ lives.

You finally get the chance to start a new life for yourself and receive your first taste of independence. Obviously, this comes with its own set of challenges, such as making new friends, navigating campus, and balancing school and partying at the frats social life.

While some people had ~the ideal freshman year~, others struggled during their first year in Happy Valley. Either way, freshman year — and college, in general — is a learning experience.

That said, we want to hear what advice you would give to your freshman year-self. From studying smarter to partying harder to stepping outside of your comfort zone more, we want to hear it all.

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Mackenzie Cullen

Mackenzie is a senior majoring in English and is one of Onward State's associate editors. She is from Minersville, PA, and is always trying to explain exactly where that is. Send all compliments to [email protected] or @MackenzieC__ on Twitter.

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