Graduation Speech : A New College Student Essay

Graduation Speech : A New College Student Essay

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This time last year, I posted a list of advice that I would have told myself if I was a new college student. I wanted to keep this going, so I took the liberty of asking a select group of college freshmen if they had any particular words of wisdom to convey to the future freshmen.
Credit goes to students who graduated in 2014 from Central High School in Philadelphia, Marple Newtown High School and Philadelphia High School for Girls, and currently attend Community College of Philadelphia, Penn State Abington, Temple University and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Here we go!
1. Do not be afraid to ask questions.
2. As a freshman living in dorms, make friends in your building. The first couple of weeks you won’t know many people and most of them tend to hang out in their own rooms.
3. If you think you understand something, you probably don’t, so ask for extra help, attend review sessions and always compare notes. Take advantage of the professors’ office hours.
4. Always go to class, after all you are paying for it and you do not want to miss out.
5. Find an ideal study p...

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