Success Strategies for College Freshmen

Have you just finished four rigorous years of high school and are heading to the college of your choice in the fall? Congratulations on your hard work, perseverance and vision. No doubt you had family members, mentors and friends alike supporting you on your journey. Transitioning from high school to college life can be a time filled with both excitement and anxiety. It is a time filled with a mountain of change. From living at home and spending time with friends that you’ve most likely had for years, to moving into a dorm with a roommate that you’re potentially meeting for the first time can be a daunting transition for many college freshmen. Follow these recommendations from the professional college admissions counselors to ensure your freshman year launches successfully.

The first step is to connect with your roommate over the summer either by phone, email or social media. Depending on …

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