Tag: college life

Mentors: Why They Rock and Where to Find Them

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Texas A&M University, College Station

Mentors are fundamental to your success in college and beyond. Here are a few key factors that make a great mentor, plus tips on how to find one! read more

10 Things You Need to Know How to Do Before Going to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Transitioning from high school to college can be difficult. But learning how to do these 10 things before starting your freshman year will make your life easier! read more

The First Week of College With Mental Illness: Expectations vs. Reality

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The transition to college can be bumpy for anyone, but going through it with mental illness can seem impossible. Here's how to combat first-week anxiety. read more

14 Gifs That Will Resonate With College Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of California, Santa Barbara

Need a study break? Check out these #relatable gifs before you get back to work! read more

How to Make a Budget in College

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Freelance Writer

College is the perfect time to start sticking to a budget. Not quite sure how to do that? These tips can help you get started. read more

5 College Lessons Learned Outside the Classroom

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Freelance Writer

There are no college classes for character and self-respect. Those things can only be learned with experience, like these five life lessons. read more

Days Start Coming and They Don't Stop Coming: Time Management in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Fairmont State University

Smash Mouth was right: the years start coming and they REALLY don't stop coming! read more

5 Signs You Should Drop a Class

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Freelance Writer

If you're unsure about dropping a college class, check out this guide to see if it's worth it. read more

Video: Making Friends in High School vs. College

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Robert debunks three myths about what it's like to make friends in college and how it's different than high school. read more

Video: A Day in the Life of a College Freshman

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Gracie shows us what a typical day as a freshman at the University of Alabama is like! read more