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Everyone knows that your first year of university is a really big deal. Chances are you're feeling mixed emotions about everything that's about to come at you. You're excited for all the opportunities you'll be offered, meeting new people, and making memories, but you're nervous about moving away from home, the workload, and having to be a real adult.

Don't stress, just breathe. While this is a crazy time in your life, at the end of the day, it's going to be what you make it. These can be the best years of your life, but only if you take advantage of them, and seize every opportunity. We've compiled a list of pieces of advice we wish we were given before our first year, so hopefully, they come in handy for some of you:

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So you made the correct choice and chose Ryerson as your university. You've officially made the first step towards having a happy and successful university experience. Welcome to the ramily! We're so happy to have you.

If you want a smooth university experience at Ryerson there are a few things you should know. Bleeding blue and gold is easy once you know all the tricks of the trade. Any Ryerson student knows the city can be hard to navigate, and university is no exception. But these tips will help you feel better about starting your first year:

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A large part of being a student in Toronto is embracing all the amazing nightlife opportunities.  For those of you who are looking to fully experience the city within your four years of post-secondary, you've got a lot of work ahead of you.

Toronto definitely offers something for everyone, but the city really does a great job to catering towards students on a budget, you just have to go to the right places!

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Your first year of university at Dalhousie is most likely going to be your first year of real freedom. This means that you can go crazy, eat ice cream for every res meal, wear pyjamas to class, drink all the alcohol, make all the bad choices!

It also means you're going to be kissing lots of boys - like A LOT. It's inevitable; your newfound freedom is going to be exercised in the hook up department as well. Will all of them be good? No. Will at least some of them be okay? Probably. But to give yourself a better idea of what you've gotten into, here is a list of the eight types of guys you'll sleep with as a freshman at Dal:

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This September, several of you will soon be embarking on a new chapter in your lives - university.

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