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20 Things No One Tells You About Freshman Year At Marist

20 Things No One Tells You About Freshman Year At Marist

If you go to Marist college in New York, then these are the things that noone told you about freshman year at MC! Trust me, you'll want to know what's on this list.

Freshman year of college can be intimidating. However, if you’re about to attend college in New York, here’s what you should expect your freshman year at Marist:

1. It’s a bar school, seriously, no good house parties ever

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

2. The random roommate isn’t so bad-

they do a pretty good job of matching you up with someone you would live comfortably with

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

3. Don’t underestimate the winter months, the wind off the river is brutal-

invest in a good pair of boots too because they lie on the tour, there are no heated sidewalks, just mini skating rinks where the concrete should be

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

4. Choosing classes for the spring is like the hunger games, especially if you come in with little to no credits

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

5. Housing is ever worse, friendships are often lost so make sure you have good points

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

6. Priority points are *really* important, so show up to some club meetings and do service and intramurals to make up for any lost in grades or write ups

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

7. The lack of school spirit is ridiculous, but the girl’s basketball team is actually really entertaining

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

8. The library is so small, especially during finals week

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9. The Writing Center is an invaluable tool, take advantage (second floor of the library through the glass doors)

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

10. The dining hall gets really old really fast, so save your Thrifty for the weekends at the new dining hall in Building D when it is extra bad

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

11. Get in line for the Broadway shows a few hours early, can’t pass up a $25 opportunity

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

12. Your Marist experience can be drastically affected by the type of RA you have- try to establish a good relationship with yours

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

13. The WiFi SUCKS, and so does the cell signal inside the dorms

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

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14. RateMyProfessor is the most important tool you have

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

15. Never try to sneak in alcohol past three o’clock, it’s not worth the risk security searching your bag

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

16. Try to get the textbooks from anywhere but the bookstore, most students re-sell them

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

17. Get a Rite Aid card

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18. Shower shoes- wear shower shoes

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

19. 8ams are terrible, and the 6:30-9 is even worse

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

20. Hancock Starbucks coffee is better than the library

This is what to expect freshman year at marist!

Are you ready for freshman year at Marist? Let us know in the comment section below!

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