For me, the first days of university incited a whirlwind of emotions. I felt excited with the prospect of meeting new people, but I felt fear at the thought of rejection. I felt anxious about getting to class on time, while I also felt bored standing amidst a a gaggle of commuters on the bus. I felt dread upon hearing of heavy coursework, yet I felt eager to start learning. And when I sat down for my first ever lecture, I felt very, very small and lost.
But the lonely feelings will pass. I am sure of it, because KIN FROSH IS COMING TOMORROW.
Whoever create the Kin FROSH website did a great job, because I’m psyched! Camping for two nights in Squamish? Team bonding activities? More time away from my parents? Oh, yes!
It’ll be the best chance for me to get to really know people in my faculty, which is especially important because I’m not staying in residence, unfortunately. Meeting in people in class is fine, but I have the feeling that I’m not going to see many of the people I sat beside during lectures often. So here’s to friends and faculty bonding and other fun stuff during FROSH!
One last note before the weekend: the Chapman Learning Commons (actually, the whole library in general) was packed during lunchtime. There was a line just to use the public computers, and all the seating space was taken up. From what I saw, I suggest that if you simply must work at lunch time, you should bring your own laptop. No lines + the flexibility of sitting anywhere + added security!