Tag: college life

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

Top 5 Tips for Having the Best College Experience

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Sonoma State University

Who isn't trying to live their best life in college? Here are five tips from a student who's been there so you can easily have the best college experience! read more

Why It's Important to Take Care of Your Mental Health in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

With the excitement of freshman year, some students neglect their mental health. Here are some ways to preserve your health and have a great year. read more

How to Balance College, Work, and Social Time: Top 10 Do's and Don'ts

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, California State University, Fresno

Classes, coursework, friends, jobs, naptime...there's a lot of stuff to juggle in college! Here's what you should (and shouldn't) do to balance your life on campus. read more

11 Life Hacks for the Lazy-Smart College Student

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Freelance Blogger

Just like the saying goes: work smarter, not harder. Read on for 11 tips on maximizing your time (and everything else) in college. read more

10 Things to Do Your First Week of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The first week of college can be a wild time! Here are 10 things every college freshman should do during their first few days on campus. read more

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