Tag: going to college

Autism and the Transition to College

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

Students with learning differences face additional challenges in the college search and readiness process. Here's how they can ensure a smooth transition. read more

Accepting and Adapting to a New Normal for School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Houston

Unfortunately, pandemic life is the "new normal" and not an excuse to blow off your homework anymore. Here's how you can adapt for a better school experience. read more

Video: What to Expect When Entering College

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The college journey can often feel like an expectation vs. reality meme. Get prepared for freshman year by learning what to expect from vlogger Jordan-Paige. read more

How to Know If You're Ready for College

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

Being ready for college is more than just sending in your deposit and packing up. Here's how to make sure you're ready academically, emotionally, and beyond. read more

College and Other Transitions: Does Social Media Help or Hurt?

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Coproducer, Screenagers

Social media has been changing the transition from high school to college for years. How can it help or hurt your child as they head off to campus? Read on to find out. read more

The People You'll Meet

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High School Student

Teachers often warn you college will be stressful... but they don't say anything about what the experience will be like or about the people you'll meet. read more

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before College

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Freelance Writer

There's no shame in needing a little help, and sometimes you won't know what advice you need. Here's what you'll want to know before going off to college. read more

Using Social Media to Connect at College

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Former Assistant Editor, Carnegie Dartlet

Social media has the power to connect people. Here's how you can get connected to other freshmen at your new college before setting foot on campus. 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