Posts Tagged ‘Freshman’

Why You Shouldn’t Study for 12 Hours Straight

We all do it: the all-nighters, the one-day cram sessions, the 12-hour rush to complete 7 days worth of work for all of your classes. There are so many different methods for studying and completing assignments, and many of them work, at least for the short term. However, if you want to remember anything from ...

Moving Out: Breaking Away from Parents

As you begin your first year of school, you’re feeling excited, anxious, and a whole slew of other emotions. Even knowing this, there are some things that are bound to sneak up on you, like getting sick with nobody to make soup or buy you Gatorade; having to share your important decisions with strangers; having ...

Developing Discipline as a Freshman

Many of you head into college with high expectations of grandeur, especially if you got a few scholarships or if you’re heading to a big and prestigious college. Hate to break it to you, but college is nothing like high school. Your average A+ writing assignments in high school will land you a C at ...

5 Myths About College

When you’re transitioning from high school to college, your head will no doubt be filled with a bunch of advice and information from parents, teachers, guidance counselors, recruiters and your friends. Some of the advice you get will be great, but you’ll also come across a lot of popular myths that will give you a ...

Freshman Rules to Live By

Your dorm room is unpacked, your parents are gone, and your classes aren’t starting for another few days, so now what? As you meander through the first few months of school, you’ll begin to change a lot from the person you were back in high school. While you undergo these changes — good and bad ...

Welcome to Your Freshman Year

For many of you out there, this may be your first semester of college, and you won’t really understand how great it is until you finally move in. Being on your own, hundreds of miles away from your own home is both scary and invigorating, as it gives you a fresh start and a chance ...

5 Things to Do After Your First Week of College

You’re finally on your way to being in the “real world” and just have to make it through four years of college. Your first year will be filled with confusion, chaos, and stress. But there are steps you can take in your first couple weeks of classes to set the tone for the rest of ...

Freshman Week: How to Tame Your Freshman Ego

Whether you think so or not, almost everyone coming into a prestigious college (like the one I’m sure you’re going to) will have a very big ego come freshman year. After all, everyone just spent the summer riding on the high of their own accomplishments. At big-name schools especially, everyone loves to remember the reasons ...

College Transitions: Dealing with the Emotional Rollercoaster of College

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh and final part of College Transitions, a series of video posts brought to you by Lisa Ferguson and TYTUniversity. Transitioning into college can be really tough. Sometimes you’re happy and excited, other times you’re sad and overwhelmed, or maybe you just feel like you’re having a meltdown. Here are some tips to help get ...

Freshman Week: How to Not Look Like a Freshman

You’ve finalized your freshman class schedule, you’ve met up with a couple friends from orientation, and perhaps you’re okay with the fact that even though summer break has met an untimely death, its abrupt termination nevertheless signals promising opportunities for learning that are just around the corner. However, among the plentiful pros of starting academically ...

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