‘Advice for the Floundering First-Year’ Category


Advice for the Floundering First-Year


Advice for the floundering first-year (2/27/19)

Dear first-years, Happy Spring semester, and welcome back to campus. You’ve now survived your first-ever semester of college, so congratulations on that. However, I hope you’re ready to buckle down and get to work because this semester is likely going to be harder than the last. You are no longer in the safety net of […]

Advice for the Floundering First-Year (11/16/18)

Dear first-years, We all have heard about the “freshman fifteen” and know that, because we are away from home and now have free reign over what we eat, it is common to gain a little weight. Well, first let me stop you right there: the freshman fifteen is a bit of a myth, and is […]

Advice for the floundering first-year (11/9/18)

Dear first-years, The holiday season is quickly approaching, and that means you’re soon going to be stressing about what to give to friends and family. If you’re anything like me, you want to give everyone the perfect gift, but that often comes at a cost. Of course, everyone could use a little extra money, but […]