first time going to college

Reflect on your experiences with the process of anticipatory socialization and a new role you had to assume. This could mean being a first-time parent, going to college, going into the military, beginning a new job, etc. In your journal post please write about:

What rites of passage, ceremonies, or rituals have you engaged in to prepare you for this new experience?
What reference group do you look to for acquiring the norms, attitudes and behaviors for going to college?
What social factors have contributed to your experiences (history, geography, age, class, gender, etc.)?