Tag: family

3 Tips to Maintain Healthy Family Relationships in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of New Mexico

Navigating your life at college and relationships at home can be tough. Here are three key ways to maintain a healthy balance between your life and family ties. read more

Things to Be Thankful for This Holiday Season

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Sometimes it's hard to remember what we should be thankful for as students. Don't forget to share some thanks this holiday season! read more

7 Ways to Ease Homesickness in College

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Student, University of Central Florida

It's pretty easy to get homesick in college, especially if you opted to study a little farther from home. But there are some simple ways to ease that feeling. read more

How to Overcome Homesickness at College

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Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Feeling homesick on campus? Here are some ways to combat the feeling and turn it in your favor. read more

Hello From the Other Side...

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Student, Elmhurst College

What happens when you go to college only to return home and feel like an entirely different person? read more

Coping With an Empty Nest: 5 Tips for College Parents

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Parent College Coach

Sending your student off to college can be a hard and emotional moment. From one parent to another, here are five tips for coping with a newly empty nest. read more

Staying Connected to Your Home Country and Family

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International Student Advisor, Slippery Rock University

Each year tens of thousands of international students travel to the United States to attend a college or university. The experience is often exciting, but at other times can be daunting, so staying connected with friends and family is essential to the well-being of an international student. read more

Steph Yiu Profile Part 2: Third Culture Kids and Invisible Immigrants

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

In the "TCK Guide to College," an editorial guide of sentiments and advice from existing articles, Yiu underscores a common and unlikely position that international students often find themselves: the "invisible immigrant". An obscure and misunderstood demographic, the invisible immigrant may appear American or fully integrated into American society, but may not be in reality. read more

Guest Post: When the Grinch Steals Your College Application

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College counselors Peggy Stacy and Gail Meyer offer their advice to parents and students juggling college admission and holiday stress. read more