If you feel overwhelmed by your freshman year in college away from home, you are not alone! The first semester away from home is a difficult time for about every college student–you’re not just learning college curriculum, you are also
Buy used textbooks. Sometimes we don’t understand a concept because the explanation is just plain bad or it’s not written in a way that we can understand. It’s good to have a text that gives alternate explanations and
Sometimes, if we are only focused on getting great grades, we forget our friends and our family and that there is a real world out there to have fun and discover. On the other hand, some of us don’t care
It is estimated that about 30% of college students will decide to transfer to a different school at some point in their college careers. Too often students switch schools for the wrong reasons and find that the
While college often leads to a new city, a new school, and new friends, your new college life doesn’t have to come at the expense of losing touch with your high school friends. But how exactly can
Freshmen generally share rooms with other incoming students, so it’s always a good idea to find out as soon as possible who that other person might be. For most high school students beginning college, it is a severe culture
The summer between a student’s Senior high school year and his or her Freshman college year is a bittersweet one for parents. On one hand, they can take a great deal of pride in the fact that
The excitement of going to college can crash and burn rather quickly a few days into the actual school year. Here are some tips to help you deal with that first year away from home at college. Adjusting to
There are so many costs associated with college other than tuition and textbooks. Planning ahead and researching what these costs are can save parents from a big shock as the time nears for their child to leave for college.
With so many graduates starting to leave behind their high school life for the college dream, June seems like a great time to discuss how to have a successful freshman year!
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