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Prefrosh Preview: The four freshmen dorms

After you’ve chosen, or left up to fate, your roommate, the University assigns you to live in one of four freshmen dorms in early August. It doesn’t really matter whether you made the effort to tour Georgetown over GAAP… Read More

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Prefrosh Preview: Tips for CHARMS and roommate selection

Once you arrive on the Hilltop, you’ll find yourself making many big decisions: whether you’re more of a Keystone or Natty kind of person (you don’t have a choice), whether Leo’s lower floor or upper floor is your… Read More

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Prefrosh Preview: O’Donovan’s on the Waterfront and other fine on-campus cuisine

Picky eaters, beware. Georgetown’s only on-campus dining hall, Leo O’Donovan Hall, is commonly regarded as one of the most frustrating parts of the Georgetown experience. Don’t worry too much, though, because Vox is here with his guide to… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Vox’s 2013 campus map

Note: This is a repost of last year’s Prefrosh Preview by former Vox editor Connor Jones. As evidenced by Georgetown’s recent establishment of a satellite campus, space is at a premium at 37th and O Street, though that… Read More

Just the Tip: Prefrosh Edition #3

Dear Emlyn, I’m a little bit concerned about my social life at Georgetown. I mean, there’s no Greek life so like how do you even meet girls who are down to have a good time, if you know… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Good eatin’ at Leo’s

The University considers purchasing a meal plan a “fundamental part of developing community among resident students,” which seems to be true, though it may be more of a point of commiseration rather than celebration. But since freshmen and sophomores are… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Transportation in D.C. and how to get around the city

For the five-hundredth time, cars are not allowed in Georgetown under any circumstance. But, don’t let this sad realization discourage you from exploring the amazing city you have at your fingertips! Once you have an idea of what… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A bit of D.C. history so you don’t sound illiterate when talking to locals

Unlike our friends at Syracuse, Georgetown University is located in a real city, meaning chances of interacting with non-undergraduates, i.e. real people, are much greater. Vox recommends incoming freshmen accrue a vague history of D.C., for purposes of holding… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Student government… to care or not to care?

When incoming freshmen arrive on campus, they immediately become familiar with the gumption of student advocacy on campus.  At the only available epicenter of this universe of hastily generated fliers and starry-eyed, clipboard-toting activists in Red Square stands… Read More

Just the Tip: Prefrosh Edition #2

Emlyn, Is everyone at Georgetown really good-looking? I’ve heard some conflicting reports. —Prefrosh Dearest Prefrosh, Yep, Georgetown doesn’t have too many uggos. There are lots of days where it seems like everyone has a closet full of clothes… Read More