5 Things You Should Avoid At The Orientation Of The University of Alabama
Have you done with your high –school? All set for university life. Have you applied for a hostel? Yes; university life is a total life changing point? Before all these things let me ask you a question. Do you believe in an old and famous saying “The first Impression Is the Last One? Of course, you do. In this case, the orientation is the event of every university on which you reflect your behavior on other students and faculty, vice verse with the university. Each university has its norms, and you have to follow. If you are taking the orientation class of the University Of Alabama, then you should avoid these 5 things to make to a BAMA BOND!
WHY AND WHAT ARE THOSE 5 THINGS YOU MUST BE WONDERING?
LET’S GET into IT!
1. DON’T MEAN TO PARENTS
YES, YOU ARE IN A TRANSiTION PHASE FROM HIGH STUDENTS TO UNIVERSITY STUDENT
When you start your university life, at this time your partner begins to realize that their kids are no more a little Johnny. At this stage of life, you are on the fastest track to becoming the independent adult man. In short, it means that the precious time of your Johnny childhood is slipping from your parent hands. Your parent will most likely incessantly embarrass, annoy and nag you to heart’s content. Relax don’t worry! The future student and parents are split up on the day of orientation. Meantime when attending the orientation at the University of Alabama, be patient with your parent. Your parent is doing because they love and care for you. They are happy to see you start your university life. They are picking up a tab on the next four years of your university life.
2. Why should you not bring your friends and sibling at the University Of Alabama orientation?
Your friends and sibling get bored
The orientation is usually for one or two days. It depends on which BamaBound you choose. The orientation day is for you only. It is to learn and familiar with the institute where you will spend 4 years of your education life. There are few interactive activities between you and your parents, your friends, brother or sister will be bored there. Maybe they steal the spotlight from you. It’s your day to enjoy it!
3. Do not Be Standoffish
Be polite, calm and smile
On this day you will meet people from different community and cultural background. Don’t be quick to settle into the archetype. There might be chances that you grouped with the student who is having the same subjects. If you do not click with anyone on the orientation day, do not panic and relax. It does happen. Follow one thing be polite and smile and see what you can learn from other students in a group. You might end up with few students in the class.
4. Avoid your cell phones during your orientation
Get familiar with your university
Be prepared and attentive because on this day a lot of information thrown at the students or you. Catch it and engulf it, will help you in your four years at the University of Alabama. It is not all about studies; it’s about every single thing. Whether it is about the location of clean food or the best library at the campus, on this day they try to make you familiar with the institute. When you take a short tour to the dining hall, look around and embrace the beauty of the campus. It is your university, and you belong to them, and they belong to you. If you have a question, do not hesitate to ask directly to guide. The guide loves to answer all questions and will guide you with the best place at the campus to have a cup of tea.
5. Get your Action Cards or take Action Card picture on the Orientation Day
Action card is the combination of Debt and ID card
At your orientation, you will ask to collect your Action Card. Remember! This card is everything for the rest of university life. Keep it as close to your heart as possible. This card is your debit and ID card so never loses it. On ID card’s you usually, have the worst photo on it. Do you want to look good at your id card? Then send your picture before you arrived for the orientation so that you get your id card on the orientation day. Otherwise, you have to stand in a long line for the picture at Transit Hub. Do not worry still you can have the perfect picture. They will also give you instruction on how to take the excellent Action Card picture and where to send these on MyBAba website.
You are going to be scared. You are going to be nervous and stress.
Relax! It is normal!