Start Your First Year Off Right

Not sure where to begin your undergraduate career at UCI BioSci? No problem! We’ve made a list of activities and tips to make your first year memorable and successful.

Top 10 Tips

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Look through this entire website.

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Look for all the Peter the Anteater statues and benches across campus.

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Stop in at Biological Sciences III, Room 1011 and find out about the services available to you from the BioSci Student Affairs Office.

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If you need some help with your studies, take advantage of the free Peer Tutoring program.

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Walk, run or bike the Mountains to the Sea Trail.

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Take a nap in Aldrich Park.

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Introduce yourself to BioSci Dean Frank LaFerla and savor a pastry at “Donuts with the Dean.”

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Plan to attend at least half of the Dean’s Distinguished and Allergan Lecture Series talks.

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If you’re thinking about entering one of the health professions after graduation, make an appointment to meet soon with a Health Science Advisor in the BioSci Student Affairs Office.

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Study hard, but don’t be all work and no play. Make friends, explore new activities, exercise, eat right and get enough sleep. A well-balanced life will make you even more successful!

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