It’s easy to look back and see what I should have done differently as a first year graphic design student to help me be the best possible student. That’s why it’s a good idea for students to seek out as much advice from the industry as possible.
Learning to be a graphic designer is a challenge. Between learning theory, typography, production, programming and time management, a first year student will feel pretty overwhelmed.
So since you will be competing with your fellow students for a handful of jobs in two or three years, here’s a link to help you get ahead of the game and put you at the forefront in the future.