Tag: freshman year

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

Q&A With Emily: Going to College With a Mental Illness

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Question: I have a mental illness. What steps should I take going into my chosen college? read more

The Truth About Freshman Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Clemson University

Georgia was known as the girl who had her life together in high school. In college, she felt like it was a totally different story. Here's how she handled homesickness, switching majors, and other common first-year struggles. Spoiler: she loves college now! read more

How to Balance School Work and Social Life as a Freshman in College

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Editor, USS Sports Machine

You're going to have a lot going on as a college freshman. A. Lot. So how do you find time for it all? How do you balance your freshman year schedule and responsibilities? Start here. read more

Sneak Peek! Preview These Freshman Year College Classes

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Student, Johns Hopkins University

Ever wonder what classes you'll take your freshman year of college? Here a Johns Hopkins student reviews some of her freshman year courses, so you can get a sneak peek at what college-level classes are really like. read more