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?

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

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

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

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

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

How was the MuchMusic Video Dance Party?

I was too tired, so I just took a nap.
I didn't go. Social interaction scares me.
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 just played with the parachute — I still don't know what the point of that was.
I wandered around, mostly.
Pretty much everything.
I got more free stuff!

What was your favourite part of O-Week?

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

How did you keep track of the information overload?

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

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 think so — I already have all my textbooks.
I'm sure I'll find someone with the same schedule that I can follow.

What type of first year are you?

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