Tag: college transition

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

How Can I Make the Transition to College Easier?

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Worried about starting your first semester in the fall? Check out our expert's top 10 tips to help you make a smooth transition to college. 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

College and Other Transitions: Does Social Media Help or Hurt?

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Coproducer, Screenagers

Social media has been changing the transition from high school to college for years. How can it help or hurt your child as they head off to campus? Read on to find out. read more

5 Things I Learned My Last Year at Community College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You learn a lot about life, higher education, and yourself at community college. Here are five lessons one student learned, with some extra advice for you! 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

The Benefits of College Bridge Programs

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

A bridge program may feel a little different than a normal acceptance, but there are benefits! Read on to learn more and if it may be the right path for you. read more

6 Things You'll Experience When You Leave a Small Town

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Heading to the big city for college is a huge transition. It can be especially tough coming from a small town. Here are some things you'll experience in the move. read more

The Truth About Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Clemson University

Georgia was known as the girl who had her life together in high school. In college, she felt like it was a totally different story. Here's how she handled homesickness, switching majors, and other common first-year struggles. Spoiler: she loves college now! read more

5 Realities of College Life

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Student, SUNY -- Cortland

Hate to tell you, but your college fantasy is going to be a little different from your college reality. But don't sweat it! You're still going to have loads of fun. Just be sure you know what to expect. read more