Tag: homesick

Video: Leaving Home for the First Time

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Leaving home for the first time is a huge (scary) step in your college life. Here are some things to expect and a bit of advice for what to do when you take that leap. read more

3 Tips to Help First-Year Students with Homesickness

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're feeling a little homesick, here are three ways to turn your college into your home away from home! read more

7 Ways to Ease Homesickness in College

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Student, University of Central Florida

It's pretty easy to get homesick in college, especially if you opted to study a little farther from home. But there are some simple ways to ease that feeling. read more

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

Fear vs. the College Journey

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Student, Community Academy of Science and Health

Let's face it: college, from the search to rolling onto campus as a freshman, can be a little scary. This is how one high school junior is dealing with it. 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

Staying Connected to Your Home Country and Family

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International Student Advisor, Slippery Rock University

Each year tens of thousands of international students travel to the United States to attend a college or university. The experience is often exciting, but at other times can be daunting, so staying connected with friends and family is essential to the well-being of an international student. read more