Students officially welcomed by Brooklyn College

The first day of classes at Brooklyn College kicked off Thursday. Some freshmen said they are eager to start a new chapter in their life,

Brooklyn College says it has more than 1,200 freshman starting this school year.

Brooklyn College says it has more than 1,200 freshman starting this school year. (8/27/15)

BROOKLYN - The first day of classes at Brooklyn College kicked off Thursday.

Some freshmen said they were eager to start a new chapter in their life, while others said that they were nervous.

One student told News 12 that it's exciting to be on a new campus with new people, while another found it a little stressful to see so many other people.

Brooklyn College said it has more than 1,200 freshmen starting this school year.

School officials held a welcoming meeting to encourage new students to join extracurricular activities and get involved with organizations around campus. They also touted the school's study abroad program.

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