Coping with Homesickness

I’ll never forget the day my parents dropped me off at college. I’d been anticipating this for months with nothing but growing excitement. When we hugged goodbye, I didn’t even get emotional; I was ready for this! But within an hour of being left in my dorm room to finish unpacking, I felt an unexpected

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Syllabus Shock and How to Deal

  If you’re new to college life, you’re about to get hit by something you’ve never experienced before (but will experience repeatedly at the beginning of each semester, no matter how long it takes you to earn your degree): syllabus shock! This dreaded phenomenon generally occurs sometime during the first week of each semester. You’ll...

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