Tag: college transition

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

Stuck on Choosing a College? Consider These 5 Things

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 1 is right around the corner. If you're still not sure where you want to go to college in the fall, check out these tips before taking the leap! read more

The Truth About Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

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

Dependence Detox: Preparing for Life on Your Own

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High School Student

Moving from the comfort of home to the unknown world of life on a college campus might seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be, especially if you start prepping for it in advance. read more

Surviving the Switch from Homeschooling to College

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Student

A once-homeschooled student shares her steps for smoothing the transition to college. read more

Outbreak! The College Stress Epidemic

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Though it's understandable and even expected that college students feel some stress as they navigate their college years, researchers are finding today's students are more stressed than ever before! This handy infographic explains the stats. read more

Intramurals for the High School Athlete

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Graduate Student, Merrimack College

High school athletes may find sports no longer fit into their lives the same way once they arrive at college. Varsity isn't always an option, for various reasons, but intramural sports can help fill the gap. read more

Help Your Student Transition to College

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Freelance Writer

Students are bound to encounter big changes as they make the transition from high school to college student. How can you as a parent help them navigate those twists and turns? read more

From Private School to a Public College

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

What's it like going from a small private high school to a big, intimidating public university? Learn from someone who experienced it! read more