I am a fresher and this is my week 3 now, but I can still count the number of people I had talked to per day by my hand, one hand. And most of them are only a few words like "sorry" or "thank you"...
I used to chat with my friends during lunch time when I was in high school. But I don't drink alcohol and I live in a catered hall where I am the only CSAI fresher. It is so hard to chat with people who don't share the same course with me(different professor and different class, means we can't chat about the class like in high school)
During the class I can't talk, and after class everybody leave for their own place, and I just don't know where they are.
Is it really that intense? Would I cope?