Budgeting Your Money Your Freshman Year

Your time as a foreign student should be very rewarding. It’s full of lots of new experiences and your time in the foreign country will be both interesting and confusing. One of the first things that you will have to deal with, even before your course starts is the foreign

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Getting Along with Your Roommate

One of the most difficult challenges for a freshman in college is having to live in the same room as someone else, particularly someone with whom you are not related in the slightest.  This is more difficult for single children, but even if you have lived together with a sibling

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Outside Activities and Social Opportunities

While college is largely about academics, it is also about creating your own social life away from the constraints of your family and your home town.  Everyone has a certain amount of emotional baggage, and college provides a fresh start, a chance to make new friends who do not think

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Talking With Your Advisor

Your advisor is a professor whose job it is to keep track of your progress throughout college and to give you counsel on what classes to take to fulfill general education, major, and minor requirements.  Colleges normally pick advisors based on, when you are a freshman, what you think your

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How to Avoid the “Freshman 15”

Tips on eating healthy and staying active Going away to college can be a fun and exciting time. For most, it is the first time that you are truly on your own and able to control your own life. No more mom and dad to tell you what to do.

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