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College Homesickness

The International Student Plight

Mikaela Reyes | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
Mikaela Reyes

As an international student, it was hard to relate to people who didn't understand the setting I came from. I'd sometimes find myself using a word from my language that didn't have a direct translation in English. Or feeling the need to reference something from back home.

Homesick? Take a Deep Breath

Beverly Low | Posted 12.16.2013 | College
Beverly Low

For a first-year student adjusting to life away from home, the smallest inconvenience can feel like a dramatic, earth-shattering event. First-years live in a world of extremes. Many arrive on campus expecting the college experience to be perfect immediately.

How To Deal With Homesickness Your Freshman Year

| Posted 09.10.2013 | Teen

By Lola Kolade No matter how excited you may be about college life, even the most independent freshmen can find themselves struck with homesickness...

My Cautionary Tale For Incoming College Freshmen

Karielle Stephanie Gam | Posted 10.15.2013 | Teen
Karielle Stephanie Gam

No one will burst into your room without knocking and no one will get angry with you for talking back. No one will set you a curfew and no one will do your laundry. No one will cook for you or provide you with cash whenever you need it. For the first time, you are alone.

To The Moon and Back

Michelle Chiklis | Posted 07.21.2013 | Fifty
Michelle Chiklis

Last night, when I pulled into my driveway, I saw the most incredible thing. Normally I wouldn't have believed it, but for days I had been waiting for this exciting moment, so I knew that it had to be real. In front of my own eyes, there it was: Autumn's car.

Five Things No One Ever Tells You About College

Marlena Bradford | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
Marlena Bradford

Accepted student tours provide you with such cursory information as, "This is the library" and "It's good to study here." I thought that I'd provide incoming freshmen with some tips that they won't get from their tour guide.