Tag: first year of college

5 Important Things to Do When You Start College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Freshman year is a hectic, overwhelming time. Here's some advice to help you get through it as smoothly as possible. read more

5 Life-Changing Lessons I Learned From My First Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Your first year at college is certainly a year of growth and maturity. Here are five lessons you can learn and grow from, courtesy of one of our student writers. read more

How to Prepare for College During the Last Days of Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The end of summer and your first semester of college is coming faster than you think. Follow these tips to make sure you aren't behind before the school year even starts. read more

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

How to Choose Your College Classes: A Guide for First-Year Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's important to plan out your college classes carefully each semester! Here's a guide for first-year students who may be unfamiliar with what courses they should pick. read more

A First-Year's Summer Checklist for Preparing for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Preparing for your first year of college now will save you both time and stress in the long run. Here's everything you should do this summer to get ready for freshman year! read more

College Survival Guide Giveaway!

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Getting ready for your first semester? To help you prepare for this crazy-fun road ahead and tackle your freshman year head on, we give you the CollegeXpress College Survival Guide Giveaway! read more

Pre-College Prep: How to Get Ready for Your First Semester

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether you're excited, nervous, or both, there are a lot of things to do before you start your first year of college. Here's how to prepare so you feel more comfortable and prepared on move-in day. read more

Q&A With Emily: How to Prepare for College Over the Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Question: What should I do over the summer to prepare for college this fall? read more

Fun Ways to Prepare for Your Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College-bound students have right to be enthusiastic--and a little nervous--about their future. Here's how to channel all that energy into ways to get ready for your freshman year. read more