How to survive your freshman year: Dating advice

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Staring college? Here’s some advice on dating, from the book “How to Survive Your Freshman Year” (Hundreds of Heads Books,, $15.95, straight from people who’ve done it:

“Do not get into a serious relationship your freshman year. I started dating a girl in October. We had a very passionate, exclusive relationship, which was great until we broke up at the end of the year. I realized that I did not meet any new people after meeting her and I was left with no new friends, only acquaintances.”

—Gregory Mogilevsky, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

“Don’t date people in your dorm, especially if you’re just hooking up after a party, because there wil be a breakup and, therefore, awkwardness in the dorm. It’s impossible to avoid someone in your building. You’ll step into the elevator and they’ll be there and everything gets silent..”

—Reid Attaway, James Madison University

“Don’t be afraid to be alone; take a class, meet strangers, join a club by yourself.”

—Wendy W., University of Georgia

Hundreds of Heads Books’ survival guides offer the wisdom of the masses by assembling the experiences and advice of hundreds of people who have gone through life’s biggest challenges and have insight to share. Visit to share your advice or get more information.

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