Tag: family

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

Sweet Brother O' Mine

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Student, Oral Roberts University

Christi was so excited when her little brother decided to follow in her footsteps and attend the same college as her. But their on-campus reunion hasn't gone exactly the way she hoped it would. read more

How to Answer Nosey College Questions During the Holidays

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Student, The High School of Performing and Visual Arts

It's the holiday season, a time full of food, celebrations, family...and awkward college questions you have no idea how to answer. 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

Top 10 Tips for Juggling Family, Work, and Grad School

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Freelance Writer

Balancing graduate school with a full life takes grit and careful planning. Here are 10 tips to get you juggling like a pro. read more

Maintaining Healthy Relationships in College

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Freelance Writer

The college years are a big transition for most students as they navigate new relationships on campus and try to maintain relationships with friends and family back home. Here are some tips to guide you along the way. 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