Tag: homesickness

Homesick? How to Overcome That Missing Home Feeling

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Anderson University

Everyone gets homesick their freshman year. Here are some ways you can manage your homesickness until you get to go home for your next break. read more

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Homesickness

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

Homesickness is common for many college students, but don't get lost in it. Here's some advice for coping with missing home. read more

10 Common Study Abroad Problems and Solutions

Freelance Writer

Here are common problems you may face when studying abroad, plus simple ways to resolve them so you can have the best experience possible. read more

The Truth About Freshman Year of College

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Clemson University

Georgia was known as the girl who had her life together in high school. In college, she felt like it was a totally different story. Here's how she handled homesickness, switching majors, and other common first-year struggles. Spoiler: she loves college now! read more

3 Tips to Help First-Year Students with Homesickness

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

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

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

Hello From the Other Side...

Student, Elmhurst College

What happens when you go to college only to return home and feel like an entirely different person? read more

Delivery Service to Bring Home-Cooked Food to Illinois Dorms


Chicago-area students, rejoice: home cookin' is coming your way (or at least it could be) via the new startup homefoodtoday, scheduled to launch on May 3. read more

Staying Connected to Your Home Country and Family

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