Gear­ing up for the first day of col­lege? Here’s what you must do

PREP UP Reach on time, fa­mil­iarise your­self with the cam­pus and your course and strike up con­ver­sa­tions with peo­ple you meet in col­lege

Hindustan Times (Delhi) - HT Education - - Front Page - Noor Bhatnagar and Ankita Raina

Prep­ping up for the first day in col­lege can sure get those but­ter­flies flut­ter­ing in your stom­ach. New sur­round­ings, new class­mates, new pro­grammes and new teach­ers, you’ll feel com­pletely out of place if you Spend­ing time just wan­der­ing around cam­pus be­fore classes can be a good way of fa­mil­iaris­ing your­self with places that you’ll be fre­quent­ing. Whether it is the ad­min­is­tra­tor’s of­fice, the sports room, the com­mon room for boys and girls, the wash­rooms, or the lo­ca­tion of haven’t al­ready planned out your first day in ad­vance. Try do­ing some some re­search on col­lege life and your cam­pus and or­gan­is­ing ev­ery­thing the pre­vi­ous day. It's a good thing to be pre­pared for the first day.

Check out this list of es­sen­tial things you need to do on this very im­por­tant day: your class­rooms; the col­lege cam­pus is a widely spread out area and there are many places in the cam­pus that you want to fa­mil­iarise your­self with. You don’t want to be rush­ing be­tween classes just be­cause you don’t have a clue about how to get to each one. Plan­ning what books you’re sup­posed to carry on the first day is one of the most im­por­tant things. If you have the list of text­books in ad­vance, you can shop around look­ing for the best deals so as to save money! You can get the best deals on books and sta­tionery in the old Delhi mar­kets, es­pe­cially in Chandni Chowk. You can buy books on­line on apps such as Ama­zon, Flip­kart, Snapdeal and many more. You can also buy used books pro­vided they are in good con­di­tion. You can also buy or rent e-books. Also re­mem­ber that this is not high school. You need not carry more than two note­books and a pen on the first day. Also, never for­get to carry your sched­ule with you.

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