Tag: freshmen

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

10 Things to Do Your First Week of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The first week of college can be a wild time! Here are 10 things every college freshman should do during their first few days on campus. read more

5 Tips to Have the Best 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

A Smart Checklist to Prep for Your First Year of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Preparing for 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

Top Gifts for College-Bound Students

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Looking for the perfect gift for your college-bound child? Here are some ideas to get you started! read more

How to Prepare for Your First Summer After Freshman Year of College

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Student, Elmhurst College

Whether you're excited about summer break or anxious (or both), here's how to make the most of it. read more

5 Freshman Dorm Mistakes to Avoid

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Blogger, Student, Central Michigan University

Planning on living on campus freshman year? Striking out on your own can be incredibly liberating--and challenging. Avoid these common mistakes and get the most out of life on campus. read more

Research on Risky Behaviors by First-Semester College Students

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Research from Susquehanna University and SADD suggests that dialogue between parents and their first-year college students may be more important than ever. read more

Sage Advice for College Freshmen From Fellow Students

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What better advice can you get about college than from students who've been through it? None! Here's the best advice we've gathered for first-year students. read more

The Facts of Campus Life

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Contributing Editor

Try as hard as you might, problems are bound to occur, so you have to be prepared to deal with them as they arise. Campus life can be a blast, but there are a few common issues that most freshmen have to address. read more