College is a big step in life. You get to leap into the world of higher education complete with late night studying, brand new friends and experiences, and memories you will treasure for the rest of your life. There is no experience equal to your first year of college, and there are plenty of lessons along the way. Here are some lessons that upperclassmen at Trevecca say they learned after their first year.
All over campus, students have moved into Trevecca’s residence halls. As the parent of a senior, you’ve dropped off your child for a new semester so many times you can recognize first-time college parents and freshmen at a glance.
It’s finally here. The next step after graduating high school and the first official day of your college experience: freshman move-in day, which just so happens to be tomorrow. While the day is packed with new experiences and can get a little hectic, move-in day is definitely a milestone for undergraduate students. Here are some tips to make tomorrow a success.
The transition into college can be difficult for anyone.
Some may find the experience less daunting, since they’re following in their parents’ footsteps. But other students, however, are the first in their families to attend college.
You’re about to move into your room in the residence hall, and you’re wondering what to pack. Use this list as a guide, but feel free to personalize to your own needs.
A few days before Easter, Dr. Lena Welch heard her name being called from across the produce section of Kroger. She looked up, and immediately recognized the young man as Alex Stephens from a Trevecca Online course she was teaching through Trevecca’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies.
Sending your first child to college is a big deal. So here’s our best advice about what not to do during your student’s first year on campus.
Congratulations, sophomores! You’ve successfully completed your first year of college. You may already know this, but each year of school is different. Freshman year was a new season of life for you as you made new friends and experienced dorm life. That first year of undergrad opened your eyes to higher education, community, and a bit of the real world. But what can you expect from your second year of college?
For Jacob Gunter, summer break is far from a break. Instead of using the months off from school to relax, Gunter enrolled in EMT school and spends his days either in the classroom or out in an ambulance.
A campus visit is a vital part of deciding where to go to college.
Actually setting foot on campus, meeting with university officials and chatting with current students can give you a better feel for what college life is really like. (That’s why it’s best to visit when classes are in session, so start planning your Trevecca visit for this fall. Here’s a link to help you plan your visit!)