30 ways to win first year university or freshman college year, part 2

    (Continued from part 1.)   Note to overseas readers: what we call ‘first year’ is known by various names around the world like ‘freshman’ and ‘fresher’ year. When I say ‘lectures’, I mean a big hall filled with people who have minimal or no interaction with the lecturer. A ‘tutorial’ or ‘tute’ is […]

30 ways to win first year university or freshman college year, part 1

    I spent seven years on three campuses collecting four qualifications (I kinda got hooked on the whole process), and a couple of years ago someone asked me what I wished I’d known when I started. This is a version of the list I wrote for them, updated for my little sister, who is […]