I remember missing my bedroom from home during my first quarter of my freshmen year of college. I went from being the only person in my room to living with 3 other women. It was tense and not all of our personalities fit well. We started off polite enough but soon we devolved into yelling […]
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The College Series: A Simple Strategy To Survive College For First Year Students
Dear New College Student: Congrats! You have made it through that magical, frustrating experience that is high school and are headed off to college! Here is a simple strategy to survive college: Take It Slow Didn’t see that one coming? I know. I’m sure everyone in your life is telling you that “these will be the […]
The College Series: Letting Go. Four Things Every Parent Needs To Practice When Their Student Leaves For College
Letting Go For the last 18 years or so, a main part of your identity has been about being a parent. You’ve been known as “Emily’s mom.” Your days have been structured around your child’s schedule: what time school begins, what lunch needs they have, what time you have to get to practice, and what groceries […]
The College Series: 5 Ways to Be (The Best Version Of) Yourself!
Dear College Student: Congrats! You are now a college student! All grown up and moving out and so very ready to start the next chapter of your life! One piece of advice: be yourself. Here’s the scene: It’s your first day on campus for Orientation or Week of Welcome: everyone arrives on campus checking out […]
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