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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before University Of Miami Orientation

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before University Of Miami Orientation

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Going to college can be intimidating, and you always wish you knew more going in. These are the things I wish I knew before University of Miami orientation.

Going off to college is an exciting, yet nerve wracking experience. Especially going to a big University like UM, you might not know exactly what to expect. Everyone has to go through orientation to get a feel for the campus, meet new people, and learn about what’s expected of you as a student. Some people take orientation a little more seriously than others, and I’ve compiled a list of a couple things I wish I knew before going to University of Miami orientation.

1. Although it’s suggested, you don’t have to go to the hypnotist show or the first day of events.

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2. You don’t need your family there for all the events; most people just get dropped off.

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3. The first day, where they throw you all on the intramural field for the FIRST socializer,  will be awkward.

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4. By Saturday, almost no one goes to the featured speakings, or the things in the SAC, because it’s all a repeat of what you already heard.

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5. Canesthon is the most helpful and overwhelmingly important event to go to at orientation.

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6. Try not being generic and robotic when you have to repeat your name, major, and city for the hundredth time.

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7. On Friday, go out and explore Miami, but be safe and don’t get lost.

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8. Prepare yourself for the crazy adventures that lie ahead, and a lot of learning.

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9. The vending machines in Hetcht and Stanford will probably be empty the first week because of hangry or hungover students, so be prepared.

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10. Learn what time is best to use the laundry room before everyone starts using it daily and weekly.

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These are 10 things I wish I knew before going to University of Miami orientation. Keep these in mind when you go! Can you think of anything else? Share in the comments!
*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.
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