What to Do the Summer Between Senior Year of High School and Freshman Year of College

What to Do the Summer Between Senior Year of High School and Freshman Year of College

Finals are done, prom is over, and the final graduation cap has flown through the air. You’ve made it through high school! First of all,…

Op-Ed: I Am More Than ‘Just A Freshman’

Op-Ed: I Am More Than ‘Just A Freshman’

  I am more than “just a freshman.” Sure, in the beginning of my fall semester, I was one of the “newbies” on campus. I…

A Letter to My Freshman Year Self

A Letter to My Freshman Year Self

Hey you. Mom and Dad just helped you move into your tiny new room—your new home. They then drove away and here you are, all…

Why I Chose to Go to College Close to Home

Why I Chose to Go to College Close to Home

I know many people don’t want to go to college close to home and want to as far away as possible. I am attending a…

8 Pieces of Freshman Year Advice I Wish I’d Known Before I Started College

8 Pieces of Freshman Year Advice I Wish I’d Known Before I Started College

As for most, freshman year was the first time I was venturing outside of my home and my community long-term. It was frightening and I…

What to Do When College Starts to Feel Like High School

What to Do When College Starts to Feel Like High School

You made it through high school with the promise that college would be better. Surely, the “best four years of your life” wouldn’t disappoint. Except…

10 Things You Actually Learn During Freshman Year

10 Things You Actually Learn During Freshman Year

1. How to budget for the important stuff. “Okay, so I have $5.50 left in my bank account. How many packets of ramen can I get…

4 Thoughts After First Semester of Freshman Year of College

4 Thoughts After First Semester of Freshman Year of College

Time flies. By a few swift flips of pages in the calendar, I’ve almost wrapped up the first semester of my freshman year in college….

Op-Ed: It’s Okay to Call Home

Op-Ed: It’s Okay to Call Home

I would consider myself well adjusted to college life. I also call home often. For some reason, there seems to be some sort of stigma…

The 6 Types of Friends You’ll Meet Your First Year of College

The 6 Types of Friends You’ll Meet Your First Year of College

After my first year of college, many people asked me what my favorite part was. Like thousands of other students, I had a tough time…

3 Tips for College Freshmen to Ease Their Way into College

3 Tips for College Freshmen to Ease Their Way into College

Throughout the summer until even a couple days before the start of college, incoming freshman attend orientation. For some it’s the day they have been…

4 Tips for Getting Involved as a College Freshman

4 Tips for Getting Involved as a College Freshman

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: joining clubs helps ease the transition into college. Extracurricular clubs and organizations are an…

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