On to College

500 people in my class!

500 people in my class!

When I arrived at my history class today, at first I though I have the wrong auditorium. It was just huge, looked like the cinema at my home town. After checking the number on the door I realized that it was exactly where I was supposed to be. I just took a seat and thought I’d wait to see what happens. In the next... read more »

 

Living in the dorm for the first time

Living in the dorm for the first time

When people think back a their college years, do they think about studying and lectures? No, they are remembering how they spent time with their friends and all the wild things they did at the dorms. Still, moving to the dorm for the first time can be a bit intimidating. You never know who you may end up with. Maybe you... read more »

 

Living with roommates you just met

Living with roommates you just met

The best, and sometimes the worst, part of college life is sharing your dorm room with others. If you are used to living in a big house with your family all your life, it is very hard to get used to your small half of the room while the other half is occupied by someone you never met before. That is if you are lucky, sometimes... read more »

 

Moving Away to College

Moving away to college is something that the whole family is a bit afraid of and the same time can’t wait. Mom is usually worried how the child will manage emotionally. She is used to watching over her son and trying to guide him through life, now he has to start making his own decisions. Dad is wondering whether... read more »

 

Feeling Lost

Feeling Lost

College is much different from high school. It’s not just that there are more people, people you don’t know, but everything else is new as well. At first you will have difficulties understanding where to go and what to do. You won’t find your classes and auditoriums, you don’t even know which classes... read more »

 

Too much home work!

Too much home work!

Wow, you would never have thought that there was so much studying in college. From the movies it all seemed like partying and drinking all the way through college, but now… There is just so much to do, every professor seems to think that his class is the only one you’re taking, there just isn’t time for... read more »

 

Making new friends at a new school

Making new friends at a new school

Something that new college students are afraid the most is how they get along with their fellow students and will they be able to make friends. It would be so sad to go through college years without any friends, but that’s not likely to happen. Of course, you can’t be friends with everybody, but as there are... read more »

 

Classes make your brain tired

Classes make your brain tired

Have you noticed that you are so tired every evening that you don’t want to do anything but sleep? Are you having a hard time following what the professor is talking about in class? Maybe you are even thinking that you were not cut out to be in college? Stop! It’s normal to feel this way after you have just... read more »

 

Paying the bills

Some parents can’t afford for their kids to go to college. And if you have been lucky enough to get a scholarship, that usually will still not be enough. You get your studies paid for but you still need food, entertainment and to pay your phone bill and your Internet, not to mention all the rest like clothes or books.... read more »

 

OD’ing on junk food

OD’ing on junk food

This is something that most college students seem to do. If your wallet and your figure is fine with it, what the heck, go for it! If you don’t have the money to go to a nice restaurant with a varying menu or the skills and time to cook your own meals, getting another meal from McDonald’s or ordering a pizza... read more »