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The Freshman, Book 1 is the first book of The Freshman series. It is followed by The Freshman, Book 2, The Freshman, Book 3 and The Freshman, Book 4.

In this book, your character starts the autumn quarter of her freshman year at Hartfeld, as she tries to survive her freshman year, meet new friends, and fall in love.


Welcome to Hartfeld University! You'll make friends for life, maybe even find true love. Will you date bookish James, party girl Kaitlyn, football hero Chris ... or all three at once?

  • Dress to Impress with fashion forward outfits.
  • Choose a date for the elegant and romantic Winter Formal.
  • Support new friends as you tackle freshman adventures together!


Chapter 1: Welcome to Hartfeld University

Welcome to Hartfeld! Will you date bookish James, party girl Kaitlyn, football hero Chris... or all three at once?

Chapter 2: Rooftop Games

Secrets are revealed as you and your new roommates play a slightly-altered game of Truth and Dare.

Chapter 3: The Assistant

Desperate to stay in school, you learn details about the last scholarship still available on campus.

Chapter 4: The All-Nighter

With your future at Hartfeld on the line, your roommates band together to help you complete an impossible task.

Chapter 5: Game Day

As football season begins, an assignment from Professor Vasquez forces you into an awkward encounter with Chris.

Chapter 6: Kappa House Party

Chris has fallen into the Kappa girls' clutches! Can you rescue him from a wild sorority party?

Chapter 7: Rush Week

To complete Professor Vasquez's latest assignment, you'll have to rush the one sorority at Hartfeld that wants nothing to do with you...

Chapter 8: On the Hunt

The Kappa girls turn up the heat with a campus-wide scavenger hunt! Can you and your friends solve the clues in time?

Chapter 9: Sorority Ball, Part 1

Only one thing stands between you and official membership in Kappa Phi Sigma... scoring a date with James Ashton!

Chapter 10: Sorority Ball, Part 2

As the ball comes to a close, the Kappa girls' final decision draws near. Will you make the cut?

Chapter 11: The Birthday Girl, Part 1

After the stress of rush week, you and your friends are ready to cut loose for Kaitlyn's birthday! Time to go clubbing!

Chapter 12: The Birthday Girl, Part 2

With two love triangles, major relationship drama, and a big secret crowding the dance floor, your night out is about to become a nightmare!

Chapter 13: The Birthday Girl, Part 3

After a harrowing end to an unhappy birthday, you and your friends wait in the emergency room to see Kaitlyn. Will she be okay?

Chapter 14: The Ashton Affair

When James's pompous parents come into town, you agree to pretend to be his fiancee!

Chapter 15: The Professor's Daughter

Road trip! You and James head out of Hartfeld when professor Vasquez's daughter sets up a meeting to tell you the truth about her father!

Chapter 16: Last Call

With fall quarter nearly over, you and your friends prepare for an epic suite party... assuming you survive your showdown with Professor Vasquez!

Chapter 17: The Hartfeld Formal

One perfect night. Three potential dates. With the Hartfeld Formal mere hours away, it's time to make a choice...



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  • This is the first series that lets the player name their own character and choose her look.
  • It is one of the three original books in the Choices app, along with Most Wanted, Book 1 and The Crown & The Flame, Book 1.
  • The story takes places in the same era as most of Choices' other series.
  • In this book, The Crown and the Flame is confirmed to be both a video game and a television show, to which Abbie and Tyler are huge fans of it.
  • Limetown Studios designed all of the book covers of The Freshman series.
    • More specifically, one of the Limetown Studios artists that worked on the book covers is named Gus Amanda Duarte. [1] [2]
    • As of 2020, Limetown Studios has become Mad Boogie Creations.
  • Between September 11-September 12, 2018, all of The Freshman books, including the specials, received a redesign in the thumbnails of their book covers.

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: The Freshman, Book 1 Choices.


The Freshman The Freshman, Book 1 · The Freshman, Book 2 · The Freshman, Book 3 · The Freshman, Book 4 · The Freshman: Love Bites · The Freshman: Game of Love · The Freshman: Snowed In · Chris: Luxury Getaway · James: Masquerade Ball · Kaitlyn: The Perfect Date
The Crown & The Flame The Crown & The Flame, Book 1 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 2 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 3
Most Wanted Most Wanted, Book 1 · Most Wanted, Book 2
Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement, Book 1 · Rules of Engagement, Book 2 · Rules of Engagement, Book 3 · Rules of Engagement: Newlyweds
Endless Summer Endless Summer, Book 1 · Endless Summer, Book 2 · Endless Summer, Book 3
#LoveHacks #LoveHacks, Book 1 · #LoveHacks, Book 2
The Haunting of Braidwood Manor The Haunting of Braidwood Manor
The Royal Romance The Royal Romance, Book 1 · The Royal Romance, Book 2 · The Royal Romance, Book 3 · The Royal Holiday
The Sophomore The Sophomore, Book 1 · The Sophomore, Book 2 · The Sophomore: Hartfeld Horror Story
Hero Hero, Vol. 1 · Hero, Vol. 2
High School Story High School Story, Book 1 · High School Story, Book 2 · High School Story, Book 3 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 1 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 2 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 3
It Lives It Lives In The Woods . It Lives Beneath
Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays
Red Carpet Diaries Red Carpet Diaries, Book 1 · Red Carpet Diaries, Book 2 . Red Carpet Diaries, Book 3
Perfect Match Perfect Match, Book 1 · Perfect Match, Book 2
Bloodbound Bloodbound, Book 1 · Bloodbound, Book 2 · Bloodbound, Book 3 · Bloodbound: Dark Solstice
The Junior The Junior, Book 1
Veil of Secrets Veil of Secrets
America's Most Eligible America's Most Eligible: Season 10 · America's Most Eligible: All Stars · America's Most Eligible: Wedding Edition
Desire & Decorum Desire & Decorum, Book 1 · Desire & Decorum, Book 2 · Desire & Decorum, Book 3 · Desire & Decorum: First Winter
Across the Void Across the Void
The Senior The Senior
Big Sky Country Big Sky Country, Book 1 · Big Sky Country, Book 2
The Elementalists The Elementalists, Book 1 · The Elementalists, Book 2 · The Elementalists: Winters Past
A Courtesan of Rome A Courtesan of Rome
The Heist: Monaco The Heist: Monaco
Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 1 · Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 2
Open Heart Open Heart, Book 1 · Open Heart: Second Year · Open Heart: Third Year
Passport to Romance Passport to Romance
Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking
Nightbound Nightbound
Platinum Platinum
Sunkissed Sunkissed
The Royal Heir The Royal Heir, Book 1 · The Royal Heir, Book 2 · The Royal Heir, Book 3 · The Royal Finale
Bachelorette Party Bachelorette Party
Mother of the Year Mother of the Year
Save the Date Save the Date
The Royal Masquerade The Royal Masquerade
Baby Bump Baby Bump, Book 1 · Baby Bump, Book 2
Blades of Light and Shadow Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 1 · Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 2
Witness: A Bodyguard Romance Witness: A Bodyguard Romance
Distant Shores Distant Shores
The Nanny Affair The Nanny Affair, Book 1 · The Nanny Affair, Book 2
Queen B Queen B, Book 1 · Queen B, Book 2
My Two First Loves My Two First Loves
Rising Tides Rising Tides
Hot Couture Hot Couture
Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs
With Every Heartbeat With Every Heartbeat
Laws of Attraction Laws of Attraction, Book 1 · Laws of Attraction, Book 2
A Very Scandalous Proposal A Very Scandalous Proposal
The Unexpected Heiress The Unexpected Heiress
Wake the Dead Wake the Dead
Surrender Surrender
Crimes of Passion Crimes of Passion