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Six truths I wish I had known as an incoming OU freshman
By: McKenzie Powell
Athens NEWS Contributor
[dropcap]G[/dropcap]raduating high school is easily one of the most thrilling experiences as a young adult. This is the moment where we are finally free from our parents’ hold (or so we like to think), the time we can proudly begin calling ourselves “adults,” and the start of the nerve-racking countdown for entering the unfamiliar but exciting territory called college.
College offers a mysterious new world, providing us with experiences and opportunities that help us grow from miniscule tadpoles into plump frogs. However, while you may be overflowing with eagerness to journey away from home and begin building your future, it’s also common to experience bouts of anxiety, apprehension and insecurity.
Knowing just how it feels to be an incoming freshman, I’ve identified a few things that I wish I had known upon arriving in Athens and Ohio University. Here are six of the best lessons I’ve learned in college thus far:
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