March 21 - April 19

Make a promise to yourself that you will try to be as happy and carefree during the school year as you are now. Don't let the mountain of work stop the good times.

Apr. 20 - May 20

With all the construction going on in Hunt library, you should stake out your study spot. Claim your real estate now and sell it to the upperclassmen later.

May 21 - June 21

Skip the Clippership — trust me, it's not your style.

June 22 - July 22

Enthusiasm and love for your dorm is a beautiful thing, but please try to limit the number of days you come to class dressed for House Wars. Leave the blue leg and pineapple in your room.

July 23 - Aug. 22

Don't skip Orientation Week activities because you think that they're lame and that you're too cool to attend. The events may be a bit cheesy, but since you're now a Carnegie Mellon student, you are by no means too cool.

Aug. 23 - Sept. 22

Yes, your RA and HOC may be hot. No, you should not try to make a move on them. Yes, this rule expires in about two months.

Sept. 23 - Oct. 22

Be wise and create a calendar specifically for the free food events on campus. Plan early, eat well, and save money.

Oct. 23 - Nov. 21

Beware of the snowman sculpture and the people on Walking to the Sky. They may not look like weeping angels, but that doesn't mean they are to be trusted.

Nov. 22 - Dec. 21

You will be welcomed with open arms on the Clippership. Stay classy.

Dec. 22 - Jan. 19

The first week of college is a time to reinvent yourself. Be the person you want to be, not the person you think others will like.

Jan. 20 - Feb. 18

Worshiping a professor is a full-time job that requires lots of outside work. Make sure you limit your obsession to one professor or your other grades will suffer.

Feb. 19 - March 20

You were that kid in high school, weren't you? You know, the one who... you know. It's time to decide if those habits and behaviors will stay with you while you're at Carnegie Mellon.