The Vermont Cynic

First-year declassified school survival guide

September 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Entering college as an introvert can be tricky, especially if you’re coming from out-of-state with no familiar faces around. Luckily, I’ve devised some handy tricks to make sure you get the best out of your investment. Hopefully you knew the first step started way before the first day of school at orientatio...

2016 Orientation from the first-year perspective

August 31, 2016

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College campus visits are surreal, intimidating and daunting.Are you making a mistake, or are you looking at the very place you’ll befriend the Freshman 15?Visiting nine campuses in one week required a lot of paper.I wanted to write down every detail of my first impressions; did I like the surrounding area? Was the tour gu...

First-years transition into second semester

First-years transition into second semester

February 17, 2015

Kaylee Ellis and Jessica Wolfe are in their second semesters at UVM at a time when ski season and frostbite...

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