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Preparing for Classes to Start

Posted by in Arriving at College

Coming to college is one of the most exciting and yet terrifying experiences any late teenager generally experiences. It’s a new world away from parents, friends, and familiar environments. Before classes began, there is usually a few days in which the university gives students a chance to get used to their new school and community. A lot of new students look at this as a time to live it up now that they are on their own for the first time. Others may struggle with homesickness. However, whatever you do…read more

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Pick Classes Wisely

Posted by in Classes

One of the joys of college is the ability to pick and choose which classes you are interested in taking. Most schools have a set of core, foundation, areas of study that all students must complete in order to get a degree. However, you can often still choose specific class preferences from required categories, such as social sciences, humanities, art, science, etc. My suggestion would be to focus on completing these requirements in your first two years of college. Once you have declared a major, you will then be required…read more

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First Week of Classes

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Reality really sets in when the first day of classes rolls around. It may seem intimidating to go into a college classroom for the first time, but don’t worry! The first week is always an adjustment period for everyone, not just first year students! Don’t be afraid to ask for directions or help with anything. You will not be the only new student, and there will be many others who don’t know their way around. Who knows, you could make a friend by asking for directions. I always try to…read more

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