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Guide to Freshman Year

If you’re heading to high school for the first time, you probably have a million fears. What if the seniors hates you? What if everyone thinks you smell like sandwiches? What if you forget your books, trip and fall over your shoelaces, losing your pants in the process, and wind up half-naked, sprawled out on the floor while everyone takes cell phone photos of your underpants?

Take a deep breath. Take another one. OK? We’re going to get you through this. Read our guide, and the only thing you’ll need to worry about is homework…and that whole losing-your-pants-and-showing-the-world-your-underwear thing. (It’s a very real problem.)

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