Tag: college freshmen

Learn and Live With the Benefits of a Residential College

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Freelance Writer

Residential colleges are a great way to get the resources of a large university but the community of a small college. Here's what to know about these special programs. read more

Your Student Is in College: A Parent's Guide to Letting Go

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Associate Dean of Admissions & Transfer Coordinator, Pomona College

Letting go can be hard for some parents. Here's some advice from a college insider if you're coping with sending a student to college for the first time. read more

Video: What to Expect When Entering College

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The college journey can often feel like an expectation vs. reality meme. Get prepared for freshman year by learning what to expect from vlogger Jordan-Paige. read more

5 Ways to Prepare for Freshman Year of College

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Property Manager, Prime Place UNL

If you're nervous about starting college, this is the guide for you. We have five valuable tips on how to prepare for your freshman year of school. Take a look! read more

12 Great Ways to Have a Stress-Free College Life

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Freelance Blogger

Transitioning from high school to college can be a scary, overwhelming thing to do. Here are 12 ways to make this big life change a bit easier. read more

Important Academic Advice for Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

After the first few weeks of excitement on your college campus, it's time to buckle down on homework and studying. Here's some key academic advice from a sophomore to help you have a successful first semester. read more

5 Life-Changing Lessons From My First Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Your first year at college is certainly a year of growth and maturity. Here are five lessons you can learn and grow from, courtesy of one of our student writers. read more

How to Be More Confident Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be scary walking on campus as a freshman, but that's no reason to lack confidence. Shake your nerves (or fake it until you make it) with these tips. read more

A Guide to Choosing the Best First-Year College Classes

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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 not be sure about which courses to pick. read more

7 Things to Avoid Going Into Your Freshman Year

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Your first semester in college may seem scary. Luckily, you're not the first student on this journey. Here's what to avoid to make freshman year easier. read more