First-year students want a friend group. And they want it immediately. If a student doesn't have one, was ditched by one, or is in the process of seeking a new one, college can be a very lonely place.
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A lot of students will choose to drink alcohol at some point during their time in college. That's the reality. It's how they drink and how they value drinking that always gets my attention.
For most college students, there will never be another time in your life when so many understanding, well-trained people are genuinely interested in helping you succeed.
If you sit in a classroom and never meet the instructor, you will be a number. If you never join an organization, play recreational sports, or volunteer, you will be a number.
Many students enter college misinformed about how to succeed academically. Use this article as a jumping off point to think about the differences between high school and college academics.
The freshman myth results in disenchantment when new college students' academic, social, and personal expectations are not met after arriving at college.
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