Dating at college

On top of it, you might really connect with one of them.

Hooking up with one or two of your hallmates within the first few days of school, however, is a definite no-no.

They know what’s up in this whole college world, and it can be quite nice to have a hot, older guy show you the ropes – he’ll let you know what parties are happening, bring you to date parties, introduce you to his friends and be a pretty face to show up in your tagged pictures on Facebook.

That said, don’t feel the need to hook up with him purely because he’s “older and wiser…” because he may just turn out to be pretty stupid.

Your freshman year is meant for new beginnings, not dwelling on old relationships.

Phone calls between Texas and Massachusetts won’t bring you back together—it’ll only keep you from meeting new people that are just beyond your dorm room door. As casual as these settings are, it can be a great place to get to know a guy or meet someone new. A mother’s wisest words—if guys see you going out night after night, how will they ever get to miss you?

– there are some who like to kick it old school and go for the dinner and a movie.

While a lot of guys don’t even have the courtesy to take a girl out for dinner – or even coffee?!If nothing else, at least you can get an exciting night or two out of them—just make sure to stay safe and keep your friends posted on your whereabouts.Most of the time, dance-floor make-outs (DFMO’s) start and finish on the dance floor and only go as far as a phone number swap.As a new student, you’ll get a feel for student life and get exposed to every kind of guy—frat boys, athletes, pre-meds, business students and artsy guys, too.If you’ve broken up, there was a reason, and now is the time to move on.

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