Tag: college freshmen

How to Choose Your College Classes: A Guide for First-Year Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's important to plan out your college classes carefully each semester! Here's a guide for first-year students who may be unfamiliar with what courses they should pick. read more

3 Things to Know About Graduating College Early

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Cedarville University

RaeAnn graduated high school with enough credits to be classified as a college junior! Here's what she's learned on her path to graduating college early. read more

A First-Year's Summer Checklist for Preparing for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Preparing for your first year of college now will save you both time and stress in the long run. Here's everything you should do this summer to get ready for freshman year! read more

4 Ways to Use Your Time Wisely This Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here are a few ways students can spend their time wisely this summer and get ready for a big year ahead. read more

5 Tips for Picking a First-Year Roommate

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here are some tips for the quickest and easiest ways to choose a college roommate, aka your (potential) new best friend. read more

My First Week as a College Freshman

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Fairmont State University

A freshman at Fairmont State University shares what she experienced during her first week of college, including move-in day, Welcome Weekend, classes, and more. read more

Life With Your New Roommate: How to Prepare

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Otterbein University

Living with a roommate can be a lot of fun but also pretty challenging. Here's what you can do to break the ice with your new college roomie and get ready for dorm life together. read more

College Survival Guide Giveaway!

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Getting ready for your first semester? To help you prepare for this crazy-fun road ahead and tackle your freshman year head on, we give you the CollegeXpress College Survival Guide Giveaway! read more

5 Financial Strategies Students Should Learn Before Starting College

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English Tutor, TutorNerd

Many students don't have a lot of experience with managing money and finances in general, but they should understand these five financial topics before they head off to college. read more

Pre-College Prep: How to Get Ready for Your First Semester

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you're excited, nervous, or both, there are a lot of things to do before you start your first year of college. Here's how to prepare so you feel more comfortable and prepared on move-in day. read more