09/26/2012 11:37 am ET

Dating In College: 5 Things To Know At The Beginning Of Freshman Year

By Sierra Tishgart

One of the best parts of attending a new school is the myriad of romantic possibilities. You're at college with thousands of people your age, and everyone wants to meet and mingle. This is prime time for you to explore and enjoy yourself, but you also want to keep in mind that you're just getting to know your fellow students, and your behavior during these first few weeks can impact how they perceive you. We asked the experts about how you can navigate the college dating scene with ease.

Click through the slideshow below for five things you should know about dating at the beginning of college.

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