Tag: orientation

5 Tips for Freshman Orientation

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Freshman orientation is your first glimpse at college life, so it can be a bit intimidating. But you will survive it, especially if you follow these five tips. read more

10 Tips on How to Survive (and Thrive) Your First Year of College

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Associate Director, Residence Life and Housing, University of Redlands

What does it take to make the most of freshman year? In addition to a willingness to try new things, introduce yourself to new people, and develop a new appreciation for ramen noodles, a university insider suggests you try these 10 things. read more

Social Networking in the Summer Before College

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Student, Brown University

With the advent of social networking tools like Facebook groups, American universities are welcoming their students, particularly internationals, with a new, exciting, and wholly interactive experience. read more

7 Things to Do Before Starting College in the Fall

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

Congratulations--you're off to college in a few months! Now, what do you do with your summer? College and schoolwork may feel like a long time away, but there are a handful of essential things you should add to your checklist in order to smoothly survive the transition to college, along with the first semester. read more

Going (and Staying!) Abroad

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Whether you study abroad for a few weeks, months, or longer, you are almost certain to discover innumerable, invaluable things about the world, its people, and yourself. read more