Tag: freshman year

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

Why It's Important to Take Care of Your Mental Health in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

With the excitement of freshman year, some students neglect their mental health. Here are some ways to preserve your health and have a great year. read more

How should I be preparing for the college search as a high school freshman?

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Do your best in all your classes so you don't close doors for yourself. You may not think you want to do something as a freshman, but that may change once you are a junior. read more

7 Things to Avoid Going Into Your Freshman Year

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Your first semester in college may seem scary. Luckily, you don't have to embark on this journey alone. read more

5 Tips for Freshman Orientation

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Freshman orientation is your first glimpse at college life, so it can be a bit intimidating. But you will survive it, especially if you follow these five tips. read more

5 Tips for Picking a First-Year Roommate

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here are some tips for the quickest and easiest ways to choose a college roommate, aka your (potential) new best friend. read more

Video: A Day in the Life of a College Freshman

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Gracie shows us what a typical day as a freshman at the University of Alabama is like! read more