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Five Tips For Forlorn College Freshmen
Associate Professor, California State University, Los Angeles
Late September-Early October is a rough time of year for many college freshmen. While they have figured out their course
Words of Wisdom for This Year's College Freshmen
Michael A. Moodian
Writer, educator, nonprofit leader, Southern California native
"As a freshman college student entering a new journey in your adult life, this is your opportunity to start over in life
This Foreigner's 10 Tips For American College-Bound Kids
Irish-born author of many essays and four published books. Wor...
This weekend, I watched a U.S. news clip of a father tucking in the sheets on his kid's dormitory bunk bed. I actually said it out loud to the TV screen: "I hope you (kid who hasn't learned how to make your own bed) appreciates what you've got."
College Drop-off Perspective
Nancy Davis Kho
Writer and blogger at MidlifeMixtape.com: For the years betwee...
Our daughter had one of the earliest start dates for college of anyone we knew. As of tomorrow she will have been there a week already. So for all my friends still dreading the drop-off, I thought I'd share our story, and maybe impart a little calm.
13 Mistakes Every College Freshman Makes
Your destination for all things college. Written by students, ...
By Fre’Dasia Daniels, University of North Texas ‘20 Freshman year is a series of huge changes after high school. Here’s
Dear Class Of 2020
Personal Finance Writer
It's been ten years since I've graduated from college. Those years were indeed some of the best years of my life, but I'll always have a few lingering regrets about the financial choices I made.
Twenty Suggestions for Incoming College Freshmen (August, 2016 Update)
Daniel R. Schwarz
Daniel R. Schwarz is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of English L...
The only thing I might suggest is adding something [about] adjusting personal expectations for success. Number 16 on the
Five Tips For College Freshmen
Dr. Alan Kadish
President, Touro College & University System
The freshman year of college is a time of transition from adolescence to adulthood. Living independently for the first time and directing your own life -- academically, socially and organizationally -- can be daunting but it need not be a time of upheaval.
Drinking In College: The Family Conversation To Have Before You Drop The First One Off
Director of Guidance & College Counseling, Manchester Essex Re...
Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a perfectly scripted conversation when it comes to college drinking. A lot of students will choose to drink alcohol at some point during their first year. That's the reality.
5 Tips To Landing A Summer Internship As A College Freshman
Boettcher Scholar, Mechanical Engineer, and Enthused Writer
Throughout my entire freshman year, I was constantly told to "not get my hopes up" about landing a summer internship. 1.) Fit
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An Expert's Guide On How to Survive Freshman Year
Managing Editor, She's My Superwoman
According to the NCES the total number of undergraduate enrollment is projected to increase by 14 percent between now and
On Brock Turner, Ken Starr, and Sending your Daughter Off to College
Feminist, Social Justice Advocate, and Mother
Asking what tips to give your daughter implies that victims of sexual assault are somehow responsible for keeping themselves safe. And that's not only untrue, but it's sexist. No one is responsible for rape except the rapist.
Advice from a College Freshman Survivor
Boettcher Scholar, Mechanical Engineer, and Enthused Writer
You go to college to learn. That's the whole point of it. After having completed my freshman year, however, I realized that you learn just as much outside the classroom as you do inside it. And, believe me, these lessons will bruise you and break you just as much as the exams and labs do.
You've Almost Made It: The Last Two Months Are Officially Here!
She's Fit to Lead
Online go to site for young women 18-24 to #ConnectToConfidence
But... Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors, enjoy it while you can, and believe me when I say it. Once senior year hits, it
Tumbling Down the Rabbit Hole in My Freshmen Year at Duke
Junior at Duke University
Three weeks into school I had lost 17 pounds. At first, it wasn't a conscious decision to lose weight. I had no plans to reinvent myself or show the world a brand new (read: skinnier) me. It wasn't a conscious decision to stop eating meals; it just naturally became my college routine.
An Open Letter to My Little Sister in College
Student at Princeton University
Sometimes you feel as if there is no way you can recover from something. But if you can accept that you can pick yourself up and maybe put back together some of the pieces, you will make it through.
Dear Parents, Before You Leave Your Kid At College
Jennifer Wolfe - a writer-teacher-mom
People ask me what it's like to leave your kid at college; they say they can't imagine the time when their now-little child will leave them. In the middle of naps and Cheerio snacks and sippy cups, they can't envision ever having their child not hanging all over them.
The Gift We Cannot Keep
Laura Berman Fortgang
Career Coach, Author, Professional Speaker
That child you love -- the one you raised from creation that centered your universe, rocked your world and drove lava into your veins at the same time -- yeah that one -- you can't keep him. You have to let him go.
Dear Darling College Freshman Girls
Author, Speaker, and Chicken Owner
Sister, you do you in college. Won't that be great?
27 Things That Made Me Cry When I Took My Kid to College
25. Choking and sputtering at that first drive-thru order of just four burgers instead of "six burgers, please, two with double patties and extra bacon."
College Should be an Adventure
John A. Roush
President, Centre College
When alums come back to their alma mater, they share with me joys, experiences and memories that are both unique and profound. Why? College remains a more fundamental and foundational experience than any other concentrated period of time in their entire lives.
To My Freshman Self
Co-founder & CEO at Prayas Analytics, UPenn & Y Combinator gra...
Remember those annoying people who told you that college will be the quickest four years of your life? Well they were right, but not in a bad way. The next four years of your life
going to zoom by.
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20 Things That Today's College Freshmen Grew Up With: Beloit Mindset List
Notorious B.I.G. has never been alive in a college freshman's life.
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