Tips for Creating a Great First Impression and Making New Friends Your First Week on Campus

    Know a rebuff is seldom about you
      If not every single person says hi back or takes you up on your offers for plans remember college is stressful, most freshmen feel a bit insecure at times and if they seem distant, don't take it personally. Most body language rebuffs such as lack of eye contact and scowls are motivated by what is going on inside the person and not really about you.

Patti Wood, MA, Certified Speaking Professional - The Body Language Expert. For more body language insights go to her website at Check out Patti's website for her new book "SNAP, Making the Most of First Impressions, Body Language and Charisma" at Also check out Patti's YouTube channel at