As I've mentioned several times before, after hearing his keynote speech at OSCON last year, Paul Graham has become one of my favourite dispensers of wisdom. So I'd just like to point everyone towards his latest essay, "What You'll Wish You'd Known" which has just appeared on his website. As usual he has interesting things to say, but depressingly I'm now much too old to be his target audience this time around.
Oddly enough Joel Spolsky, one of my other favourite dispensors of wisdom, has also recently been offering some advise to college students. Guess it's a meme thing, or possibly just college recruitment time in the States?