What’s a Rich Text element?

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs,

blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and

format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

Static and dynamic content editing

A rich text element can be used with static or dynamic content. For static content, just drop it into any page and begin editing. For dynamic content, add a rich text field to any collection and then connect a rich text element to that field in the settings panel. Voila!

How to customize formatting for each rich text

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

  • after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.
  • after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

College orientation can be an exciting, yet terrifying thing all at once. From meeting more freshmen that are just as nervous as you, meeting the college’s faculty staff, the dean, and other important people, all while learning about surviving your first week of college can be intimidating. College orientation is an important part of the college experience and it’s important to be there, support your school, and start your first year off with a bang.

Main image courtesy of SignUpGenius.

We know that at a freshman college orientation that you may want to present yourself in the best way possible to hit things off right. We know that a way to do this is to find the best outfit to make a good first impression at your new school. If you are looking for the most useful fashion tips to dress your best on orientation day, make sure to check out our fashion tips and more!

Dress to Impress At Your College Orientation

You may think that wearing a dress, or some dress pants with a nice top is necessary, but sometimes wearing something basic  is all you need to do. Wearing something as simple as college gear, or a nice top, is really all you need to do to get ready to start your college years off right. If you’re looking for the best outfits for college orientation, here are some ideas that we could come up with!

Student in dorm laying on her bedding

College Gear is the Easiest, Yet Effective Type of Clothing to Wear

One of the easiest and probably the most effective things that you can wear to your college orientation is college gear! Wearing a t-shirt adorned with your school’s mascot, the name of your school, or even just wearing your school colors is one of the best things that you can wear to orientation!

Just wearing something as simple as a t-shirt representing your school can show off your school pride and show how excited that you are to be there. You should be proud of the school that you are attending, and by wearing some college gear, you can make the best impression possible.

Wear Something Comfortable For a Full Day of Fun

Wearing something casual and comfortable is the key to impressing your peers and faculty at your new school! Image courtesy of ForRent.

If you don’t have any college gear, whether it’s a t-shirt, hoodie, a hat, or anything else to show off your school pride, the next best thing that you can do is to wear something that is both casual and comfortable. This can include wearing a nice shirt or blouse, and your best pair of shorts, or jeans. Women can even wear a comfortable dress with a pair of sandals or sneakers as well.

Instead of showing up in a hoodie and sweatpants, wearing something casual that is comfortable will put you on the track to success. You can both wear something nice and be comfortable at the same time. A college orientation is a place where you will meet many important people and making sure that you dress to impress will help you make friends right off the bat.

Trying to find the perfect orientation outfit can be tough, but make sure to wear something comfortable that will make a good first impression! Image courtesy of Instagram.

Get to Know the Mood of Your Campus and How People Dress There

Get to know the vibe from your campus so you come dressed and ready to impress! Image courtesy of Inside Higher Ed. 

Each college is different and it’s important to know a little bit about your college before diving into your freshman orientation. For example, if you’re going to an outdoorsy type of school in a rural environment, wearing something casual like a t-shirt and shorts or jeans with a pair of sneakers is fine, but if you’re going to a school in the south, maybe wearing a flowy dress with some cowboy boots, or even a nice shirt and jeans is what you should opt for.

Now, you may be wondering how exactly you can find out the vibe of your campus. The best thing that you can do is just to simply take a walk on campus. Go with a friend or family member and walk around your school’s campus where you can also enjoy many other perks too. You can get familiar with where all of the buildings are, check out the college bookstore, meet people along the way, and more!

Bring a Small Bag or Backpack With You

One thing that you should definitely bring with you at your college orientation is a small bag or backpack. This is important to remember because not only will you be able to keep your personal items all in one place, but you will also get some goodies just for showing up to the orientation as well.

Bringing a backpack is important because it will keep everything that you own in one place instead of carrying around everything you own all day. This would be one of the most functional items that you can bring along with you, so make sure not to forget it! Grab your new backpack to break it in, or another useful bag with you to your orientation to show off your style and  functionality as well.

Comfortable Sneakers are Key to Getting Through the Day With No Issues

Wear a comfortable pair of sneakers for all of the walking you may be doing while at orientation and exploring the campus! Image courtesy of PureWow. 

One thing that you will need right to wear to your college orientation is a pair of comfortable sneakers. Wearing a good pair of sneakers with the right amount of cushion on the inside is essential because you may be touring the campus, walking around and meeting new people, and doing some exploring by yourself or with some new friends that you made--and keeping your feet comfortable is just what you need to do.

Make sure to also pair your sneakers up with your outfit so they match, or even if you want to, go out and buy a new pair of sneakers so you can not only flaunt the new shoes, but break them in as well. Grab a pair of your best sneakers and make sure to pair them with your outfit for your college orientation today!

Tips to Meeting New People at Orientation

A freshman college orientation is the place where you can meet new people, learn about new clubs, or groups of people, and even meet your new professors, or faculty that can help you at any point of your college career. Meeting new people in general can be nerve wracking for many people, but by following these tips and tricks, you will be on your way to success and kick off your college years with a bang!

Start With Small Groups First

Starting off by talking to a small group of people is a good way to get acquainted with new people! Image courtesy of Stocksy United. 

Talking to new people and meeting them for the first time can be scary, especially when you’re going off to college for the first time. The key to meeting new people is just to talk to the people around you, ask questions, and just start small. 

Starting off by talking with small groups of people is a less intimidating way to be able to communicate with people, get to know them, and hopefully make some new friends that you can meet up with to get lunch and after classes. Find a small group of people and mingle with them and start the year off right with some new friends too!

Just Be Yourself!

It’s important to just be yourself when meeting new people, no matter what other people think! Image courtesy of NASPA. 

We know that you want to impress people upon meeting them for the first time at your new school, but it’s important not to lose yourself in the process. There are many people that may not like you, but getting approval from people should be of no concern to you. Yes, you should want people to like you, but they should like you for you.

Being accepted is something that we all want, but it doesn’t happen all the time. Whenever you’re meeting new people, you should be less concerned about that and just be yourself! Talk about the things you enjoy, the major you choose, and whatever else interests you with your personality flowing through everything you say. Just be yourself when meeting new people!

When meeting new people at orientation, make sure to always be yourself and let your personality shine! Image courtesy of Instagram. 

Embrace the Awkwardness You May Experience

Meeting new people may be awkward, but make sure to embrace it all no matter what happens! Image courtesy of ADDitude.

We’re not going to lie to you, meeting new people can be very awkward and uncomfortable. With not wanting to say the wrong thing or even embarrassing yourself, we get the anxiety that can come from this. Our advice to you is to just embrace all of the awkwardness that comes from meeting new people in this environment!

If you are meeting new people in college orientation, a lot of times you will be broken into small groups and have to do icebreakers, something that everyone hates, but it helps you to get to know the people that you are surrounded by. Embrace the awkwardness that can come from meeting new people and just enjoy it!

Trying to figure out how to properly dress for an occasion such as your college orientation can be intimidating and stressful, but with our tips and tricks, we think that your time at orientation will be successful!