One of the greatest parts about moving onto my college campus during my first year of school was the incredible variety of academic resources and success tools that were now in my reach as a student. Whether you reside on your campus or not, as a college student you likely now have access to a long list of academic advisors, mentors, libraries, and tutoring services offered by your university. The importance of these scholastic resources cannot be overstated, as the student who rightfully takes advantage of these facilities is the student that will have a leg up throughout their higher education experience.
As you likely know by now, your transition into becoming a college student comes with a large variety of new responsibilities which are associated with adulthood and independence.
Arguably, an incoming freshman’s most highly-anticipated and simply over-thought-about week of the year is the infamous Syllabus Week, when students finally meet their course professors and get a sneak preview of the semester that lies ahead. I’ll be honest, when I began my very first week of college classes, I expected Syllabus Week to be a week of ease – no due dates for at least a week, right?
After high school graduation, most of us are forced to face the fact that we are moving into the next chapter of our lives, meaning we must bid our temporary and final farewells to the many friends who have supported us throughout our elementary, middle, and high school education.