7. Pick a major that is useful in the real world. Degrees like liberal arts, humanities, English Lit, etc are practically worthless unless you plan to teach that subject.
And if you do plan to teach in one of those fields, make sure you have a plan for how you will compete with the thousands of highly educated and highly experienced teachers in those fields who have been laid off recently and are now desperate for a job.
8. When you see the credit card vendors on campus hawking a free t-shirt if you sign up for a card......just say 'No thanks!" & keep walking.
Yeah, sort of. But getting a credit card as a college student is easy and is a good way to begin to establish credit. Just make damn sure you use it responsibly. If you have any doubt about that, just say "No thanks!"