Common Fears About College and How to Overcome Them

There’s no doubt that college is a big step, and a life changing one. It can be jarring for quite a lot of freshman! Don’t worry though; you’re not alone in your fears. These are only a few of the things incoming college students are afraid of. Fear of Change College is change. You’ll be …

Important Roommate Ground Rules to Set

Dorm rooms are small and you mostly likely have to share them with someone you don’t. It can be a tricky adjustment to make, but if you and your roomie have clear communication and expectations of each other, it can go smoothly. During the first week of freshman year, an RA might visit your room …

Icebreaker Questions for You and Your Roommate

When you just move in to your new dorm, those first few conversations with your roommate can be tough. Starting right off with asking super personal questions is probably not a good idea. Not everyone likes to discuss their personal life or family with someone they barely know. The secret to crossing over from stranger …

How to Make a Home Care Package for Your College Student

After a few weeks of college, many students can start feeling quite homesick, especially if they go to a school far away from home. These are where home care packages come in! Here are some things you should include in their care package: Their Favorite Treats Everyone has a favorite snack, candy, or food. If …