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Moving Away

5 Things Parents Can Do To Help Their Homesick College Students

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty

Most 18-year-olds will eagerly arrive at their dorm rooms this fall, ready to unpack and start what they've heard will be "the best four years of your...

Will You Come to My Funeral?

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
Audrey van Petegem

During a conversation I was having with my husband about an old friend, I asked him, "Would you go to his funeral?" My husband pondered this and responded, "No, probably not."

My Haunted Hometown

Lauren Schuhmacher | Posted 03.23.2014 | New York
Lauren Schuhmacher

I grew up in Boerne, a suburb of San Antonio, Texas. A year after I graduated from high school, my parents moved to Georgia. When I go "home" for holi...

Take Chances, Make Mistakes, Get Messy!

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 09.24.2012 | College
Kayley Kravitz

Shortly after turning 23, I made an ill-fated move to Glasgow, Scotland for graduate school. I didn't know anyone in Glasgow nor had I ever visited Scotland. Still, I took a chance in fall 2011 and went.