The Freshman 15: Surviving Your First Year in College

9. Ask as many questions as you can

Speak to your adviser if you have any questions. You’re not bothering them. They actually want you to ask as many questions as you can to make sure you know everything you need to know. You can plan your classes and subjects properly. This also saves you from making rookie mistakes, which can cost quite a bit of stress.

Teacher and student

10. Speak to your professors

Consider this a great form of networking. Don’t be too scared to say “hi.” They have office hours when you can drop by and discuss things about their lessons that you need clarified. This will also help you in the future as they can give excellent career advice and even serve as great references when applying for jobs.