Beginnings are unusual. They are unfamiliar, and thus, more memorable. Our first impressions have the potential to outweigh weeks of company in our memories because they stand out. The first few weeks of college follow similarly: the actions we take, then, the friendships we form, the parties we join, and the mentalities we adopt....
By Mario Rosser
Going to college stands as one of the happiest transitions of my life. I was ready to move beyond the surroundings that I had known for 18 years in Toledo, Ohio, and experience the freedom away from my helicopter mom. I embarrassed myself badly on my first day at Columbia....