By Colby Smith

1. Take Your Academics Seriously

Senior year is no time to coast by. Believe it or not, Colleges do look at your grades when you apply, and contrary to popular belief,  “Senioritis” is not actually a legitimate medical condition. Ask questions, take advantage of extra credit, find a study buddy, grab a cup of coffee, and put that brain of yours into gear. You’ve got this!

By Colby Smith

You’re about to dive head first into a giant sea of dorm life, new faces, challenging classes, that really cute shower caddy you bought at Target, scavenging for quarters, and, obviously, a whole lot of ramen. Maybe your nerves are getting the best of you, but you’ve probably seen seasons four through seven of Gilmore Girls, and know that as long as your roommate isn’t Paris Geller, you’re going to be just fine. However, “just fine” isn’t exactly the college experience you were hoping for. If you are planning on absolutely crushing your freshman year at York, here are a few helpful tips: