Starting college is a completely new time in your life that comes with a lot of unknowns and questions. Did I choose the right school? Is my major the right fit for me? What if I don’t like my roommate? While these questions are valid, there is no need to worry. Instead, remember you are […]
Ever wonder what actual college students would recommend as things you need to bring to college? Bluffton University student leaders were asked to think back to their first days on campus. Here is their advice for what they left at home that they should have brought to college.
More than just another campus tour, at a successful college orientation you will make new friends, register for classes, laugh, learn and become acclimated to your campus community.
Call it one of the many ways the world pivoted due to the pandemic. Standardized test scores from the SAT or ACT were once a requirement for admission to nearly all colleges and universities. However, many schools adopted test-optional policies in 2020. So depending on where you are applying, you may not HAVE to take the ACT to get into college. But you may want to anyways.
It’s conventional wisdom that the best way to know if a college is right for you is to physically tour campus. Thanks to COVID-19, the in-person campus tour may not always be an option. Enter the Virtual College Tour.
College move in day for new first-year students is a stressful day in a normal year. You’re excited, and be honest, maybe a little anxious. Your parents are excited for you, but also wondering where the past 18 years went and hoping they taught you well. Add COVID-19 to the mix, and this year… well, just imagine.
Your roommate might become a confidant. A new BFF through thick and thin. Or they might just be a cohabitant. A person that you share a room with, but you hang out more with other people. And that’s OK too.
Congratulations! You’ve been admitted to the college of your choice! Now what? Here are 7 steps you can take now to make your transition to college go smoothly in the fall.