first-year first-year

Definition(s):

  • (adj) used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college)

Usage(s):

  1. Welcome, Freshmen! As a huge wave of first-year students surges into dorms, PTI honors four colleges that know how to help newcomers survive and thrive.
  2. Kyle McAvoy is a brutally overworked first-year associate at the high-flying, albeit fictional, Manhattan law firm Scully Pershing.
  3. The secret is a first-year curriculum that is carefully designed to inspire repeated, meaningful interactions among its students.

News

  1. First-year challenges for Hazell, Andersen

    Taking over a new program as a head coach always brings its share of challenges. First-year coaches have to work with a group of players that with few exceptions they never recruited. They often must implement new styles of play and terminology, adjust their own philosophies to the talent on hand and win over the fan base. Oh, and they'd better win right away, too, or the criticism will start ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. First-year challenges for Kliff Kingsbury

    We're looking at first-year coaches across the country today, and the challenges ahead of the new guys in each league. There's only one in the Big 12, but here's what I tab as the biggest challenge awaiting Kliff Kingsbury: Expectations are the biggest hurdle for Kingsbury It's not every day fans pile into the streets to celebrate a coaching hire, but when Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt posted a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. First-year players to watch

    There are plenty of first-year players to watch in the soon-to-be renamed Big East this fall. Here is a quick look at those with the potential to have breakout seasons. Brandon Radcliff, RB, Louisville. With Senorise Perry out this spring, Radcliff got an opportunity to show what he can do. Radcliff ended up with 56 yards on five carries in the spring game and seems poised for more. Perry's ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

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