Miscellaneous tips and tricks for freshmen

This article is one of six in our “freshman care package” series.

Editor’s note: this list is specially curated by our managing editor Lulu Dawes. Enjoy her eclectic tastes.

Five Best Study Spots

  1. Swem Basement
  2. ISC Second Floor Classrooms
  3. The Grind’s Back Patio
  4. Swem Read and Relax
  5. Behind MarketPlace

Five Worst Study Spots

  1. Your dorm room
  2. Swem third floor
  3. The B school (long walk and imitating)
  4. Any Dining Hall
  5. Sadler Lodge One (too cold)

Uncommon Items for College you NEED

  1. Picnic Blanket
  2. Hammock
  3. Spikeball set
  4. Frat Shoes and Jacket (NOT flip flops!)
  5. Cups for measuring and drinking
  6. Clip on Fan
  7. Mirror

Items you don’t need that everyone says you need

  1. Brita Filter
  2. Vitamin C
  3. Printer
  4. Headboard
  5. Tupperware

Social Media Pages to Follow


@theflathat (of course)




William and mary ppl selling their clothing
Swampy Memes for TWAMPy Teens
Overheard at William and Mary II: Electric Boogaloo
College of William and Mary (W&M) Housing, Sublets & Roommates
William and Mary Good Vibes
William and Mary Used Books
Tribe rides


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