The class of 2018 moved onto East Campus on Tuesday. With the help of the First-Year Advisory Counselors, 1,727 freshmen settled into 14 different dorms. Here's what the new members of Duke community had to say about the start of their Orientation Week and their expectations for a four-year-long academic career at Duke.
“I’m just really excited to start my freshman year. I feel like I’ve been waiting all summer to get here, and I’m just really excited to start now." —freshman Alice Silberstein.
“I’m feeling very overwhelmed, but excited to meet everybody and get into clubs and everything, and just start becoming part of the family.” —freshman Dara Buggay
"I’m super excited. I came from the pre-orientation program PWaves. Coming in on move-in day was a little stressful, but so exciting to be here, set up the room and meeting my roommate for the first time. The room seems awesome." —freshman Maddy Price
"I’m really excited to be here. I waited an hour to get in, it was the longest hour of my life. I’m looking forward to track and the barbecue... Read more