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First Year College

On Living the Liberal Arts

Suzy Nelson | Posted 10.16.2015 | College
Suzy Nelson

In a traditional residential system, that effort is seldom deliberate. It's very transitory. Maybe somebody knows your name, maybe they don't. Students move in and move out. We learned that we needed to do more.

First Semester College Reflections

Diane Propsner | Posted 03.27.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Last fall I asked several high school girls why they decided to attend a women's college and shared their reasons in a blog post. For this blog post, I thought it would be fun to re-visit with those students to see how their first semester at college went.

7 Great Tips For Parents Sending Their Kids Off To College

Katerina Rosen | Posted 10.10.2013 | Fifty
Katerina Rosen

A year ago, I was getting ready to go to college 900 miles away from home. When the day finally came, I wasn't one of those girls who teared up about leaving home for the first time. Instead, I unleashed an entire waterfall of salty tears from my eyes at the airport.

From a Professor's Perspective: Advice for College Students

Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Ph.D. | Posted 10.27.2012 | College
Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Ph.D.

Here is my advice for today's students. Following these basic suggestions will help you get better grades, have more opportunities, get your degree more quickly, and get the most out of your college years.

Achieving Success in Your Freshman Year

George Forsythe | Posted 10.21.2012 | College
George Forsythe

I know you just graduated from a challenging high school with a strong college prep program. You are certainly well-prepared. That said, you can't expect to coast on your high school work ethic and succeed in college.

The First Year in College

Daniel Little | Posted 10.20.2012 | College
Daniel Little

The transition from high school to college is a big step in many different ways. Being a first year student is about maturing as a problem-solver, as a critical thinker, and as a person.

Freshman Freak Out

Uloop | Posted 10.16.2012 | College

I thought my freshman days were over, but turns out, they're just beginning. It's that nervous routine all over again, only this time, I love it.