You’ve probably read about Nikhil’s experience repeating his first year, or my experience about almost failing 1B. But what about the non-academic stuff? Back in first year, was my first time ever being away from home, and after a month into first year, I really missed being at home. You could say that I was pretty spoiled since my parents would help me with what I call the essentials (making food, washing clothes, grocery shopping) which I now have to deal with on my own. So here’s a list of things that I screwed up hard, which really stuck with me ever since my 1A term.