Illustrations by Andrea Nebhut
Aries | March 21 – April 19: A Successful Life
Why did you pick this class, Aries? Do you want to learn more about successful people, or do you just want to become one? With your driven nature, this class is sure to intrigue your interests. Don’t be surprised if you catch yourself taking more notes than necessary.
Taurus | April 20 – May 20: Inventing Mexico
As they say, if you want something done, ask a Taurus. Your perseverance can come off either too strong or you could take charge of the classroom. Explore what you’re really interested in this semester and be wary of when you’re acting like a know-it-all.
Gemini | May 21 – June 20: Common Learning Experience
You’re adaptable and social, and you have no fears with large groups. Wanting to know about everything going on at all times, you’re bound to enjoy any Common Learning Experience, no matter what FYE you end up in!
Cancer | June 21 – July 22: Creative Genius
What says “creative genius” more than a Cancer? Your high-voltage energy is brimming out of you, and there’s no better way to get your voice heard or your energy put to good use than with this class. Besides normal writing assignments, you have many opportunities for creative expression!
Leo | July 23 – Aug. 22: Arts & Ideas
As a fire sign, you light up any room you walk into, Leo. In this FYE, you analyze what you find visually appealing and express yourself through learning art. With your low patience, this class is constantly jumping to new topics and will constantly keep you engaged.
Virgo | Aug. 23 – Sept. 22: HUMA
As a perfectionist, you like to have your life in order. HUMA is a straight, to-the-point, no-nonsense class that appeals to your traditional, well-organized classroom setting. Just don’t get lost in the details.
Libra | Sept. 23 – Oct. 22: Climate Changed
When you hyper-fixate on something, you see it all the way through. Major world issues and even personal problems pique your interest, and you let yourself get emotionally involved. You have the tendency to accidentally start drama with your strong opinions.
Scorpio | Oct. 23 – Nov. 21: Social Justice
Your intense passion for anything you believe in makes you the perfect candidate for the Social Justice FYE. Constantly consumed with a dedication for both perfection and for everyone to be happy, this FYE will make sure you have a way to showcase your passion.
Sagittarius | Nov. 22 – Dec. 21: Being Young in Asia
Curious and intellectual, you’re always on the search to learn something new. This FYE satisfies both your need for learning new things and exploration. You love expanding your global knowledge and planning your next getaway.
Capricorn | Dec. 22 – Jan. 19: Science Fiction
Some may say you’re detached, but you believe you just have your priorities straight. The Science Fiction FYE has a way to combine both your interests of science and the arts. Just make sure you don’t get too condescending telling us the plot of a movie, Capricorn.
Aquarius | Jan. 20 – Feb. 18: What We Know That Just Ain’t So
Always one to be quirky and set themselves apart, Aquariuses are stereotypically both conspiracy theorists and rationalists, and nothing brings out the contradiction more than this class. You enjoy the uniqueness of being in an FYE that encourages discussions about conspiracies and also logically disproves them.
Pisces | Feb. 19 – March 20: Food Matters
A compassionate water sign, you just want the world to know that you care. You’re often too busy stressing about the details to look at the big picture. Studying individual choices is perfect for someone as empathetic as you are.