Tag: freshman year

Top 4 Questions to Ask About Parent College Orientation

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Freelance Writer and College Coach

Did you know there isn’t just a freshman orientation? Parents can get in on it too! Here are answers to four common questions about parent college orientation. read more

A Helpful Guide to High School and College Differences

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The transition from high school to college can be daunting. Head into your college journey more prepared with this guide of common differences you’ll encounter. read more

Freshman Year of High School: Our Best Survival Advice

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It's your first year of high school! To help you adjust to ninth grade, read our best advice on getting involved, improving your time management, and more. read more

How to Think About College as a High School Freshman

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It may seem far away, but it's a good idea to start thinking about college as early as freshman year of high school. Here's what you can do to prepare! read more

How to Make the Most of Freshman Year in the Pandemic

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

COVID-19 has cast a shadow over many students' first year of college. Read on to see what one student learned after spending freshman year in quarantine. read more

How to Be Smart When Picking Your College Roommate

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Freelance Writer

Choosing a college roommate can be intimidating. You're expected to live with this person for at least a year! Here's how to be smart when finding a roommate. read more

Homesick? How to Overcome That Missing Home Feeling

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Anderson University

Everyone gets homesick their freshman year. Here are some ways you can manage your homesickness until you get to go home for your next break. read more

How to Know If You're Ready for College

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

Being ready for college is more than just sending in your deposit and packing up. Here's how to make sure you're ready academically, emotionally, and beyond. read more

3 Things I Wish I'd Known My Freshman Year

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of North Texas

A junior at the University of North Texas reveals three things she wishes she knew when she first started college. Find out what the inside scoop is now! read more

6 Valuable Tips for College Life Beyond the Classroom

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

Student writer Zia just finished her first semester of college and wants to share her newfound wisdom to make your first semester the most successful it can be. read more