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Libertad Escobar (12) and Karrie Newton (12) listen to their ARS sisters. “It’s not a good idea for your roommate to be your best friend, because then it’s hard to confront them when you have a problem,” said Lyric Prikryl-Martin, Earlham College class of 2018.

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January 10, 2015
“Have some fun in college. Live a little, join clubs, go to parties. That being said, don’t go out of control. We don’t need to be hearing about ‘Original Stars gone wild,’” said Jailyn Bankston, University of Houston class of 2017.

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January 10, 2015
Jennifer Chaparro (11) and Maria Martinez (11) listen to the panel. You are not alone. So many other people get homesick. Dont allow your self to go home. Dont go home that weekend. Dont go home until after two weeks. If you can push it, a month. You wont be able to flourish if you dont give it to yourself, said Savannah Breckenridge, Texas A&M class of 2018.

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January 10, 2015
Georgia Oldham (11) smiles at the advice of an ARS Alum. Make connections. Coming here everyone knows each other, but you really have to go out of your way to make friends, said Mady Akers, Southwestern University class of 2018.

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January 10, 2015
Gabrielle Redden asks a question to the panel. As soon as you can, start making good habits. The freshmen 15 are very real. Making good habits will help you become ready for college, said Simone Rath, Texas State University class of 2018.

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January 10, 2015
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