Tag: friendships

College Friendships: Connections That Will Last a Lifetime

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This story about Wells College alumnae meeting up in Mexico will give you all the feels (and make you cherish your present and future college friendships)! read more

5 College Lessons Learned Outside the Classroom

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Freelance Writer

There are no college classes for character and self-respect. Those things can only be learned with experience, like these five life lessons. read more

Q&A With Emily: Making Friends at College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Question: How easy is it to make friends at college? 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

Go Greek! Or Don't: What I Learned by Joining (and Quitting) a Sorority

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Student, Elmhurst College

An honest and straightforward account of one young woman's sorority experience. 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

Transferring Myths Series: Making Friends

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Transfer students don't graduate on time. Transfer students don't make as many friends on their new campuses. Transfer students have cooties. Nothing like a myth to scare you out of trying something new, right? read more

International Students Bring More Fun to Campus

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

Students from other countries are coming to the United States for college now more than ever. During the 2010-2011 school year, over 70,000 students came from India and China individually, over 20,000 from Canada, and 5,000 or more from France, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Brazil each. Colleges in the United States are able to expand the diversity on their campuses through these impressive trends. read more