Tag: freshman

Advice to “Freshman Me”

Advice to “Freshman Me”

What I know as a senior at Brockport, What I wish I knew as a freshman

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

One thing I can guarantee is that you'll leave freshman year with a new friend or two and you'll be bummed you have to leave them all summer.

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Eliza Zachowicz—When I was preparing to come to school, it took me some time to realize that I would be sharing a room with another human. A human that I truly barely knew at all, as we had only met twice in person up until the day we moved in. While you can text back … Continue reading My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

The Best Advice I’ve Received: The Double S

The Best Advice I’ve Received: The Double S

Eliza Zachowicz—Since I began college in 2015, I have accumulated knowledge on multiple topics including work, weather, easy shortcuts, how to get the word count, how American Sign Language became a language, and miscellaneous film facts and director tricks. However, the most important thing I learned about was myself and how to take care of … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: The Double S

Everyone Wants You to Succeed

Everyone Wants You to Succeed

Only 84.4% of freshman return to college for their sophomore year

Move-In Week Made Easy

Move-In Week Made Easy

Eliza Zachowicz—Move-In Week can be seriously overwhelming. Both for students and for those helping you out. However, with a few simple tips, this day can run quickly and smoothly for everyone! Label Your Things with not only your last name but also your building, room number and what is inside. By doing this, the move-in crew will know where to … Continue reading Move-In Week Made Easy

What to expect from orientation

What to expect from orientation

Alexis Marchitte—Well, somehow almost 2 months of summer have passed since I left Brockport and now freshman orientation is upon us. There are certainly ways to maximize your experience and make the most out of your overnight orientation before you finally move in! I remember my orientation and the people I met like it was … Continue reading What to expect from orientation

Freshman Year: Mystical Myths and Hard Truths

Freshman Year: Mystical Myths and Hard Truths

Alex Bill—As a graduating senior from high school, there is the inevitable wonder and curiosity about the transition to college life. I'm here to give you the low-down on college life and the infamous Freshman Year! 1. Freshman 15... This is one of those myths that if you really aren't careful, it will creep in … Continue reading Freshman Year: Mystical Myths and Hard Truths

What I Packed

What I Packed

  Alexis Marchitte—My freshman year I lived in a suite style dorm that had two bedrooms with two girls in each. We all shared a common living room and one bathroom. So my packing list might differ slightly from those living in a corridor style room! The pictures above show my roommate's side of the … Continue reading What I Packed

Introductions: Winging It Newbie!

Daniel Carter—Hello fellow Eagles, For those who don't know me, which you should, my name is Daniel Carter and I am a freshman and a Bport Winging It newbie. I may be a freshman, but this isn't my first year in Brockport. Nope, I did part-time college last year as a senior at Brockport High … Continue reading Introductions: Winging It Newbie!