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  • College Life

  • College is more than just lectures and classes

  • Dorms!-colleges usually offer a variety of housing: classic dorms, suites, apartments-residence halls usually have 2 (but sometimes 3) people to a room-it is more expensive than living at home, but it offers a completely different experience and is always close to class

  • Dorm FoodDigesting Facts about

  • Freshman 15Very possible:Freshman 40 or 80 or yeah.Stress, strange schedules, etc.How to avoid it:Use dining options wiselySalad bars, whole grain foods, vegetable sidesSmaller portion sizesWatch drinksEat regular mealsMake your own food

  • Food in the Dining HallUsually buffet styleAccommodates different dietary needs:Vegan, vegetarian, pectarian, etc. Variety of options:Soup/Salad BarSandwich barCereal Bar

  • Fast food options are easy, butCostlyUnhealthyLarge portion sizes

    Its pre-made and choc full of plastic!

  • Be a Food Network Chef!Items to have on hand:BreadPeanut Butter/JellyDry PastaPrepackaged PastaFresh Fruits & VegetableCereal

  • College doesnt need to be so expensive after all

    Many student clubs and organizations will offer free food as an incentive to come to meetings Your student ID card will get you into theme parks, museums, sports games, airplanes, movies, and more at a major discountCollege fairs advertise all sorts of things (careers, other colleges, health and fitness, etc)and speakers there will give you free travel mugs, books, pens, keychains, towelsThe library will have your textbooks on reserve, so you dont have to buy all of thembut for the books you need to buy, used bookstores (always close to campus) and websites (like half.com) are greatYou can use printing and computer labs on campus for free, along with student gyms and lounges

  • Campus ResourcesOffice HoursTAsLearning center (drop-in tutoring, SI)Computer Labs

  • Extracurricular ActivitiesIn just 4 short years of college, you can:-study abroad-feed the homeless-research molecular synthesis-research ancient Egyptian archeology-become a member of an honors society-learn to play an accordion -join an intramural football team-start a club or find a cool one already on campus-join a fraternity or sorority(and yeah, get a degree or two also)

  • B BOY ClubFuture Dentist ClubGlobal Business BrigadeClubs on Campus

  • (Film and Photography Society)(Artistic Compulsive Disorder)Buddhist Student AssociationSurf Club

  • (Flying Samaritans)(Dancesport at UCR)Karate Club of UCREngineers without Borders

    DormsHow to Get Free/Cheap Stuff*Office Hours-teachers office (good opportunity to get to know professors, ask questions, and sometimes they will give you specifics about the exams that they wont tell the whole class)

    Learning center ( drop-in tutoring for chem, physics, english, etc. and SI that coordinates with the class, almost like another lecture but you can ask questions)Extracurricular ActivitesCool Clubs