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How to Survive as a Fresher in the University and the Things You Need to Avoid

Most students find life to be hard when they join the university. The life is usually tough for the freshers, and they sometimes worry what they can do until they are through with the college life. If you are as well concerned about your first year at the university, then it is time you need to get prepared before the time gets hold of you. Are you already in the college and still have not figured out what to do to ease your life? You also need to read on for the best tips to make your university life easier.


Here Are the Facts:

1. Everything in the University is Costly:

Yes, if you have not been used to spending, then the time is here. When you join the university, things will change instantly. If you used to get everything from your parent or guardian, then here is the time to start learning about responsibility and personal management.

You will be expected to use the little money you have on your school fees, food, accommodation, transport, and many miscellaneous expenses. You should, therefore, cut off any unnecessary expenses from your list. If your habit was to spending every dime as it lands in your hands, it is high time you knew that you have to be accountable for every single coin.

2. University is All about Hard Work:

Many people have the misconception that being on the campus guarantees you the freedom you have been yearning for all the past years. With this, they usually skip classes as much as they wish, spend their time partying and hanging around, and so much “freedom” activities. Little do they know that the time is also moving and at the end of the day they are expected to show what they have been doing all the time.

It, therefore, looks tedious and overwhelming to attend the classes. Even so, it is mandatory to attend the lectures if you need to pass your final exams and shine henceforth. As a fresher, you need to have determination and focus. Never allow yourself to spend any little time you have idly. Always work for your better. Make friends with real friends who will add value to your achievements.

3. Commitment is Key:

Many people are not keen to make every single minute at the university valuable. It is very likely to find people engaging in unproductive activities rather than focusing on the positive part and make their lives productive. If you are looking to become somebody shortly, then your attitude and the way you do things must change.

Avoid all those things that matter not in your life. When you have time to socialize, make sure you make connections. A network of university friends leads to a hopeful tomorrow. Ensure that you have a healthy relationship with the people who matter to you and work hard to be friendly to all your friends.

4. Be Fond of Your Lecturers and the Courses:

You understand that for you to make it in the university, you should be positive toward your teacher. However, most students tend to create enmity between them and their lecturers. Others will dare scold them in the eyes of the peers. Yes, just to amuse their colleagues. However, this proves the character of an irresponsible student.

If you want to come out a star from the campus, you need to have a healthy relationship with your lecturers. Never even think anything negative about them. Your attitude counts a lot toward your success. Whether you feel that they have wronged you, there are still different diplomatic ways to handle the issues. Only make sure that you remain the best of friends all through.

5. Commuting Everyday Will Do Some Harm on Your Time:

Whether you are a family person or live by yourself, you will realize that you need to adjust when it comes to joining the campus. Since the life in the college is very demanding, you will need to make sure that you do not waste any time whatsoever.

If you stay a distance from the school, you need to do something. Commuting every day will spend your time amid the traffic and more. You will less likely have the time you need for your personal studies and preparation for the daily schedule. Yes, the residence around the campus is also expensive, but there is still an alternative. Get your friends, two or three, and decide to co-exist. You will save both the time and money and focus on doing your best on the campus.

About the author

Cynthia Morgan

Cynthia Morgan

Cynthia Morgan is the editor and administrator of School Mata, an online-based education magazine, that focuses on reviewing and updating the world with the latest education news/updates.

With our rich team of experienced reviewers and masterful editors, we stand out to be one of the very best in the education niche.

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