The Squawk Box: 10 Things I Wish I Knew As An Underclassman

By Guest Contributor


1. It takes patience to live in Middlebury for four years. It’s also worth it.

2. The harder you try to get laid, the less you’ll get laid.

3. People who act like they’re better are afraid that they’re not.

4. Needing a big party to have a fun weekend will frequently disappoint.

5. Pretending to be someone you’re not prevents anyone from knowing the real you.

6. If you know a smart adult, ask questions. If you don’t, keep looking.

7. Different results require a different routine.

8. Spend time with the people you’ll remember.

9. Don’t forget to call home.

10. Learn as much as possible in and out of class.

GRANT NISHIOKA ’13 is from Wayland, Mass.