by Max Cea
Mothers grab your Kleenex. Fathers, start designing that exercise room that you always wanted. Younger siblings prepare to rejoice. It will not be long before last year’s high school seniors are this year’s college freshmen. So, for those of you preparing to leave, take a break from packing your bags and read the only advice column you’ll need at least with regards to your next four years. l promise to spare you the unhelpful cliches of the ‘study hard, play hard’ nature. The following is a list of five important lessons I learned both from personal trials and tribulations and those of my peers that will drastically improve your first year and set you up for an outstanding college experience.