What kind of first-year student are you?

By Frankie Hart, September 14 2017 —

This year’s Orientation Week welcomed thousands of first-year students to campus. The event is a University of Calgary tradition that prepares new students for campus life. Based on your decisions throughout O-Week, how have you started off your first year at the U of C?


How much enthusiasm did you put into performing your faculty chant?

I was sitting the whole time.
I was too busy covering my ears to chant.
My throat will never be the same.
I couldn't remember the words, but I tried.

What did you submit during the TopHat demonstration during a breakout session?

An extremely normal answer.
A hella dank meme.
I couldn't figure out how to use it.
Nothing. I didn’t want others seeing my answer.

What kind of booth did you hit up first at Campus Expo?

Whichever looked like it had the most free stuff.
Whichever looked the most interesting.
Whichever looked the most helpful.
What’s Campus Expo?

How was the MuchMusic Video Dance Party?

I didn't go. Social interaction scares me.
I was too tired, so I just took a nap.
I missed it because I thought it was on a different day.
I busted out my finest moves.

What did you do at the UCalgaryStrong Carnival?

I got more free stuff!
I just played with the parachute — I still don't know what the point of that was.
Pretty much everything.
I wandered around, mostly.

What was your favourite part of O-Week?

Figuring out what everything is.
The department- and faculty-specific events.
Either the free notebook or the free candy.
Having the Orientation Leaders help me find my classes.

How did you keep track of the information overload?

I think I'll be able to remember it.
I took notes.
I'm good.
I took pictures for reference.

Are you ready for your first year?

Yup — that's totally the thing that I'm doing that I am also ready for.
Please help me.
I'm sure I'll find someone with the same schedule that I can follow.
I think so — I already have all my textbooks.

What type of first year are you?

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