The Truth About Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Georgia was known as the girl who had her life together in high school. In college, she felt like it was a totally different story. Here's how she handled homesickness, switching majors, and other common first-year struggles. Spoiler: she loves college now! read more

3 Tips to Help First-Year Students with Homesickness

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're feeling a little homesick, here are three ways to turn your college into your home away from home! read more

7 Ways to Ease Homesickness in College

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Student, University of Central Florida

It's pretty easy to get homesick in college, especially if you opted to study a little farther from home. But there are some simple ways to ease that feeling. read more

How to Overcome Homesickness at College

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Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Feeling homesick on campus? Here are some ways to combat the feeling and turn it in your favor. read more

Hello From the Other Side...

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Student, Elmhurst College

What happens when you go to college only to return home and feel like an entirely different person? read more

Fear vs. the College Journey

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Student, Community Academy of Science and Health

Let's face it: college, from the search to rolling onto campus as a freshman, can be a little scary. This is how one high school junior is dealing with it. read more

Delivery Service to Bring Home-Cooked Food to Illinois Dorms

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Chicago-area students, rejoice: home cookin' is coming your way (or at least it could be) via the new startup homefoodtoday, scheduled to launch on May 3. read more

Staying Connected to Your Home Country and Family

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International Student Advisor, Slippery Rock University

Each year tens of thousands of international students travel to the United States to attend a college or university. The experience is often exciting, but at other times can be daunting, so staying connected with friends and family is essential to the well-being of an international student. read more

Culture Shock

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Director of Admission, Loyola New Orleans University

Whether you are starting school across the state or across the globe, the transition to this next stage in your life can be stressful. read more