first year

Don’t hit snooze. You’ve got class at 7 a.m.

Space crunch means university students are waking up early

Frosh perspective

Universities help first-year students with mentors and more

Fresh perspective on the first year of university

New programs help frosh succeed with mentors and writing help

University: First year by the numbers

Crunching the numbers on the typical first-year student

Archery? Bhangra? Conservativism? Join the club.

Hundreds of ways to get involved at McMaster University

10 things I wish I’d known in my first year of university

What works — and what doesn’t — some good advice as you buckle down

Why we can’t afford bad teachers in first year

New research shows how much early instructors matter

Is big bad and small good?

Not always. Some things matter more than class size.

Ancient secrets for university success

Hippocrates offers students seven timeless truths

Three reasons to skip summer courses

Don’t make the same mistake I made

Bad roommates can be deadly

So why do universities make it so hard to switch rooms?