"Learn the art of prioritizing. Make sure you know what your priorities are and what experiences you want to get out of college, and go get it. You have unlimited resources at your fingertips, so get your priorities in order, build relationships, step out of your...
"Participate in classes, get to know your professors, explore different fields of studies, ask questions to adults about their careers, apply for internships, make a few genuine friends, experiment carefully and be open minded."
"Keep your grades up, find some important extracurriculars you enjoy and get executive positions in them, give yourself a brand and sell yourself. Colleges are sympathetic to the Tibetan cause - use it."
"I would advise any aspiring college students to properly consider what major they choose. Though they should follow their interests, they should also consider the long term benefits of this major and how it will assist them in starting their career in the future...
"Get outside your comfort zone. College is your introduction to the wider world, you have so many people around you from all over the world with very diverse background. Be confident in yourself and try to learn as much as you can."
"In terms of finances, college is an investment. Depending on your financial situation pick a school that will give you the most value for what you pay for. Student loans are no joke, so pick wisely according to your financial situation."
"Shortlist a couple of colleges in your freshman year and evaluate the qualifications necessary for acceptance. Keep those qualifications in mind and use them as tangible goals for your GPA, SAT score, extracurricular activities, etc."