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What I Wish I'd Known About College

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Moderation is the key.


There's a reason that National Lampoon-style parodies of college life resonate with so many of us: It's because they're largely based in truth. Experimenting and testing one's limits is part of the experience, whether we like to admit it or not, and for the most part that's not entirely a bad thing. But for some, the unbridled freedom that college life affords can lead to unwise choices that can have damaging and far-reaching consequences. Remember why you're really at college – to learn, and to set yourself up for a long, successful life. Don't undermine that by making stupid, shortsighted decisions.

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