How to cook an egg and everything else Bournemouth freshers are frantically Googling right now
Are you really a fresher if you didn’t convince yourself you were dying of Freshers’ Flu after Googling your symptoms?
As Freshers’ Week kicks off, Google seems to be the number one place for freshers to navigate the newfound independence and challenges of university life. From moving away from home to exploring the clubbing scene, starting university can be a daunting time full of new experiences and queries, leading Freshers’ to turn to the familiar place of quick solutions: Google.
We’ve collected the top 10 searches freshers are frantically Googling right now. Here’s what they want to know:
1. Clubs near me
As long as the shots keep coming, Freshers aren’t fussy where they are.
2. Hangover cure
After a few too many on Cameo Wednesday, you’ll need a boost for those Thursday 9am lectures: Berrocca, toast, and a quick prayer you don’t puke.
3. How to cook an egg
If you’re Googling this we’re slightly worried.
4. How to cook pasta
Now we’re really worried. Fill pan with water, place pasta in said water, voila.
5. How to reference
The question we’re all still asking.
6. Where to meet friends
You’ll meet some great friends by joining a society, but it may take time and that’s okay!
7. Cheapest brand of vodka
Stock up on those essentials.
8. How to pay bills
Set up a standing order and watch all your money magically disappear every month (crying is not only acceptable but normal).
9. Is Freshers’ Flu dangerous?
Try eating a vegetable and you might have a chance of survival.
10. How to budget
Arguably the most important skill you’ll learn at university.