Things I’ve learned in my freshman year of college

rambling ashley

Buying or renting books from the school bookstore is a bad idea. Almost all the books that I needed could’ve been purchased or rented elsewhere for so much less than they cost at Barnes & Noble. Also, it seems to be a really good idea to wait until classes start to figure out which books and access codes will actually be necessary.

It’s really easy to gain weight. In high school, I stayed in good shape thanks to sports, but since I got to college, I haven’t had the motivation to go to the rec nearly as often as I should. It’s a lot harder to go work out when it’s completely voluntary, rather than having a mandatory practice schedule laid out. That, combined with the late night snacking that’s become habitual for me (thanks to my night-owl sleep schedule that’s resulted from no morning classes all year) has led…

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