Culture shock is real, you guys. When Dorothy headed from the Rio Grande Valley all the way up to Boston for college, she initially felt like a fish out of water. She was expecting to fit right in, so it was a surprise when she didn’t see people like her once she got to campus. Happily, Dorothy soon figured out ways to adjust to her new surroundings (belated spoiler alert)—and she’s oh-so-kindly sharing her brilliant insights with you. So check out the video to hear her story and snag her protips for making a smooth transition when you go off to college.