I remember when I was a freshman in college, I was still somewhat bothered by... worried... about religion. I remember going to this professor of philosophy and telling him that I had lost my faith.
I discovered Orson Welles in college; my freshman English professor screened 'Citizen Kane' for us, and I wound up writing a 20-page term paper on it.
I was a really big R.E.M. fan when I was like, in my freshman year of high school. I was a huge R.E.M. fan.
When I was a freshman at Oklahoma in 1946, the game was sold out - and it's been sold out ever since.
My freshman English professor at Kent State University in 1984 told me I was a good writer, and she loved all the silly pictures I drew in my notebook. She said I should try writing children's books, and so I did.