Tag: college life

Graduating College Early: Is It in Your Best Interest?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Houston

Some schools encourage students to finish their degrees early if possible, but is graduating early in your best interest? Here are some things to consider. read more

College in a Post-COVID-19 World: Counselor Q&A

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Certified Educational Planner; Co-founder & President, One-Stop College Counseling

Get more insight on higher education changes during the coronavirus pandemic with another Q&A session from one of the CollegeXpress community's college planning experts. read more

It's Time to Tackle Your New Semester Goals

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Resolutions and goals aren't just for New Year's. Start spring semester off right with new goals you can set to benefit your learning and life. read more

Advice Beyond the Classroom: My First Semester

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

Student writer Zia just finished her first semester of college and wants to share her newfound wisdom to make your first semester the most successful it can be. read more

Important Lessons You Learn in College to Take to the Real World

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Freelance Writer

Transitioning from college to adult life can be difficult for most people. So know that you're not alone and take these lessons with you as a reminder that you can make life what you want it to be--because there's no one way to live your best life! read more

How to Survive a Sorority: Tips for Before and After Joining

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Freelance Writer

Joining a sorority is a big step for college students interested in Greek life. Are you ready for it? Here are some things to consider before rush this year. read more

12 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

How to Start Your Dorm Life Like a Boss

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Freelance Blogger

Living in a dorm is a huge part of the college freshman experience. Here are 11 ways to help you adjust to college and dorm life like a pro. read more

6 Tips for College Move-In Day (From a Student Who Just Finished Unpacking)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

It's back to school again, and new college students are moving into their dorms across the country! Here are some tips to help make move-in day as easy as possible, from a student who knows what you should and shouldn't do. 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 college freshman, but that's no reason to lack confidence--or at least pretend to have confidence. read more