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50 Things To Do Before You Graduate


Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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UNH's Wildcat statue with a student's arm reaching up to pat the nose

How many of these things have you checked off your list? 

  1. Pet the Wildcat statue's nose.

  2. Take a picture in front of T-hall.

  3. Eat pizza for dinner.

  4. Spend a day in Portsmouth.

  5. Go to an event only for free food.

  6. Visit Portland on the Amtrak.

  7. Go to a football game.

  8. Tailgate during Homecoming.

  9. Stand in a long line for sushi at Hoco.

  10. Use the Wildcat Transit system.

  11. Live in a dorm (and then live in one again because it is so much fun). 

  12. Get annoyed at your RA, but realize later that you were grateful to them. 

  13. Stand in line for garlic bread at Philly.

  14. Wonder why the Little Red Wagon is parked outside the Paul Creative Arts Center.

  15. Take the longer route to get somewhere.

  16. Reevaluate your life decisions after visiting career services.

  17. Study at the MUB.

  18. Leave your phone unattended at a table in the dining hall.

  19. Go to a SCOPE concert.

  20. Attend CAB Bingo Night.

  21. Travel to Boston just for a day.

  22. Find “your spot” in the library.

  23. Own UNH gear.

  24. Have friends in your major that you only see in classes.

  25. Understand abbreviated words like MadCo & DHOP.

  26. Fall asleep in class.

  27. Go to dining hall theme dinners.

  28. Go to a final completely confident.

  29. Pull an all-nighter. 

  30. Then pull another one, because some weeks are just like that.

  31. Go to U-day.

  32. Stand in a ridiculously long line for DHOP pizza on a Saturday night.

  33. Go to the Career & Internship Fair.

  34. Study on the great lawn.

  35. Miss a class because you slept through your alarm.

  36. Accidentally wear a groutfit.

  37. Purchase unnecessary textbooks.

  38. Deal with the constant unsettling debate — wanting to go home when you are at school and wanting to go to school when you are at home.

  39. Binge spend your saved up Cat's Cache at the end of the semester.

  40. Go on a midnight trip to Wild Kitty.

  41. Go to Libby’s, Scorpions, & The Knot.

  42. Hike through College Woods.

  43. Get a free professional headshot at the Career & Internship Fair.

  44. Get involved in a club or organization.

  45. Listen to WUNH.

  46. Take classes or work out at Campus Rec.

  47. Have your senior photo taken for the yearbook. (You’ll wish you did later!)

  48. Take a senior trip to the top of T-Hall to carve your name.

  49. Think about how you will miss UNH once you graduate. (You can add UNH Alumni to your social media to stay up-to-date with Wildcat Country.)

  50. Yell, “Everyday is a great day to be a Wildcat, Huuuuuuh!”

Photographer: 
Alex Nguyen '18 | Communications and Public Affairs | an1023@wildcats.unh.edu