We have been soliciting advice for freshmen (or first-years if you want to be politically correct) on Twitter. Have a look. Feel free to agree, disagree, or otherwise add to the advice in the comments or tweet us a few of your own lines of advice.
“Take your time deciding what you want to study, but avoid getting carried away exploring. Some depts have steep degree requirements.” via @b_fung
Social Life advice.
The “take advantage” advice.
Very specific advice.