Tag: friends

How to Overcome Homesickness at College

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Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Feeling homesick on campus? Here are some ways to combat the feeling and turn it in your favor. read more

Sweet Brother O' Mine

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Student, Oral Roberts University

Christi was so excited when her little brother decided to follow in her footsteps and attend the same college as her. But their on-campus reunion hasn't gone exactly the way she hoped it would. read more

How to Transition from High School to College...and Avoid Academic Probation

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English Tutor, TutorNerds

Many freshmen find themselves on academic probation after finding they can't adjust to college academics. Follow this advice to ensure that doesn't happen to you! read more

What Do College Freshmen Care About Most? You Might Be Surprised...

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Freelance Writer

We often imagine college as a social highlight--and it definitely can be--but it turns out students aren't as social as they used to be. read more

Maintaining Healthy Relationships in College

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Freelance Writer

The college years are a big transition for most students as they navigate new relationships on campus and try to maintain relationships with friends and family back home. Here are some tips to guide you along the way. read more

All the Wrong Reasons to Transfer

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

If you're reading this, you're likely thinking about transferring. Maybe you're at the stage where the idea is just a little inkling; or perhaps you've got the applications printed out, complete, and ready to send. Either way, have you stopped to think about your reasons? read more

What's the difference between intramurals and sport clubs?

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Intramural sports programs provide students an opportunity to participate in a variety of competitive and recreational sport activities. You may encounter leagues for men's, women's, or mixed (co-recreational, or CoRec) teams. read more

Steph Yiu Profile Part 2: Third Culture Kids and Invisible Immigrants

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

In the "TCK Guide to College," an editorial guide of sentiments and advice from existing articles, Yiu underscores a common and unlikely position that international students often find themselves: the "invisible immigrant". An obscure and misunderstood demographic, the invisible immigrant may appear American or fully integrated into American society, but may not be in reality. read more

Is Social Media Hurting Your College Acceptance Chances?

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Market Research Senior Analyst, Carnegie Communications

There are many things to think about during the application process, but there's something you may overlook--your Facebook page. read more

Tackling the Transition From High School to College

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Associate Dean of Student Development, Texas Christian University

The shift from life at home to life at school can sometimes be tough to handle, but with the right attitude and determination, the next four years will be some of the best in your life! read more