DO: Be 100% honest on the roommate survey your college gives you.
DON'T: Fill out the roommate survey randomly, at the last minute, or in hopes to having the "perfect" roommate.
DO: Get to college early, colleges usually have special events and plans for Freshman. It also gives you a chance to meet your roommate, get your books, and settle in.
DON'T: Party the first week, or month for that matter, of your Freshman year. You have a second semester and three years after that to party, your first semester GPA can make or break you.
DON'T: Date someone who is a junior or senior.
DON'T: Have random slutty sex with frat guys, sorority girls, or the general masses.
DO: Stay true to yourself.
DON'T: Try to reinvent yourself because people don't know you. When they do finally get to know you, they will find out that you have been lying to them and yourself.
DO: Go to all your classes.
DO: Take advantage of your classes attendence policy.
DON'T: Skip classes to drink, smoke, have sex, party, or sleep in because you did all the aforementioned things the night before.
DO: Cram for your exam the night before because all your classes gave you papers and exams due the same day.
DON'T: Be bad at cramming for your exam.