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Advice for first years, from a first year: how to keep off the “freshman 15”

Advice for first years, from a first year: how to keep off the “freshman 15”

Old Gold & Black Web Admin September 30, 2014

FIRST YEAR PERSPECTIVE — It can be easy to succumb to the infamous “freshman 15” at Wofford when you can walk into the all-you-can-eat buffet that is Burwell, load up on burgers, fries, and...

The college welcomed 488 first-year students and nine transfer students as classes began this week.

Class of 2018, take notes!

Old Gold & Black Web Admin September 15, 2014

PEOPLE TELL YOU WHAT TO EXPECT IN COLLEGE, BUT WHAT DO THEY NOT TELL YOU? — When you arrive on campus, it's a whole new world. Goodbye to the eight hours of classes per day. Farewell to your parents...

We know, this article is too many words to actually read. It means you’re off to a good start at being a college student. Congrats.

How to be a college student

Elaine Best September 11, 2014

A GUIDE FOR THE GULLIBLE — Whether you are an incoming freshman or a returning upperclassman, college can be difficult to navigate. These four years shape and define you as a person, preparing...

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