A life lesson from fall semester

A life lesson from fall semester

A life lesson I learned from the fall semester is not to procrastinate. Now, this is a very basic lesson and seems like something everyone says to do, however high school procrastination is very different from college procrastination. In college you have the freedom to procrastinate so much more than you do in high school. For example, procrastination in high school is leaving an essay or an assignment for last minute, while in college you can just not go to class.

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Dealing With The First Bouts Of Homesickness

Dealing With The First Bouts Of Homesickness

Homesickness is a common issue that a lot of freshman face after a few months away at college. It can be really difficult and distracting to deal with homesickness. There are things you can do though to get through it and get back to enjoying your time at school and focusing on your courses.

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Strategies for Add/Drop Week and Picking Classes

Strategies for Add/Drop Week and Picking Classes

Out of all the new changes you will experience as a freshman in college, picking out your first semester classes will be one of them. Creating your schedule will surprisingly feel very similar to what it felt like signing up for your classes as a freshman in high school. What won’t feel quite the same is the incredible flexibility you will have in choosing the time slots you would like for your classes.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Saying Goodbye to your Parents

The Do’s and Don’ts of Saying Goodbye to your Parents

This isn’t that wave back to the minivan that dropped you off at school every year until now. There will be way more tears, way more embarrassing photo ops, and no chance for another goodbye until maybe Thanksgiving. Do make your goodbye special and don’t make your parents cry with these tips for parting ways with the ‘rents.

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How To Beat Senoritis

How To Beat Senoritis

With graduation rapidly approaching, it’s easy to lose sight of the reason you’re going to high school: to get into college. As fun as being a second semester senior may be, it’s important to keep your long-term goals in check. I’m not saying that you have to keep up with everything to unrealistic standards, but it’s important to maintain your grades so that you can graduate and keep your college acceptance from getting rescinded.

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Making the Most of Your Time At Home

Making the Most of Your Time At Home

Going away to college will have a huge role in your life. You are forced to make all kinds of adjustments; whether it is cooking for yourself, doing your own laundry, or making yourself go to class; college is a completely different atmosphere than at home. You may not be going to the same college as your best friends from high school, and you may be far away from your home. That is why when I come home from college, I always try to make the most of my time at home

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Top 8 Things I Miss from Home that You Should Enjoy Now

Top 8 Things I Miss from Home that You Should Enjoy Now

College is a huge transition, leaving home for school beckons in a new era and quite possibly the best four years of your life. Your newfound independence in an unfamiliar place is something that should definitely be taken advantage of, but there are things that you will miss about home. Here I have created a list of the top 8 (non-human) things that I miss from home that you may or may not expect to miss, but should definitely take advantage of before they’re out of your life for months at a time.

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Calling Home While in College

Calling Home While in College

Going off to college is a huge deal; to you, and your family. For many of you, college will be the first time you are away from your parents for such a long time. Believe me, they will miss you just as much as you miss them. Before college, you were a part of their everyday life. You would see them every day, and interact with them every day. That all changes in college. 

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Choosing Your College Courses

Choosing Your College Courses

Choosing college courses can be a scary thing for incoming freshman who have never experienced anything like it before. The classes you take really have a huge effect on your semester. Here are a few tips to make sure you end up in the right classes for your major and also choose classes that will set you up for success: 

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