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Insider's Guide for Incoming First-Year Students

There’s a lot to learn about the College of Engineering! At times, it seems as though the college is like a mini-city with its own language, social nuances, and unique ways of doing things.

Recently, some of our engineering Peer Advisors developed a list of helpful hints designed to help newer engineering students get a jump-start on navigating the quad, signing up for classes, and getting a handle on the Cornell Engineering parlance.

Before you know it you’ll be the expert engineering student who knows the Cornell Engineering terrain like the back of your hand - it will happen faster than you think!

Until then, you can browse the following: