4 Fears Incoming Freshman Have (And How to Deal With Them)

4 Fears Incoming Freshman Have (And How to Deal With Them)

Your freshman year of college is a huge step outside of your comfort zone. Even for people who are relatively independent, living on campus by yourself, with no one to tell you what to do is a big change.

Having some fears or anxieties about starting this new journey is perfectly okay. I’ve compiled four of the more common fears incoming freshman have and how to overcome them.

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How to Deal with Echo Chambers: Take Back Millennial

How to Deal with Echo Chambers: Take Back Millennial #TakeBackMillennial

This is probably going to be the most controversial of the posts in part of the #TakeBackMillennial series. I’m going to try and keep this as neutral as possible, regardless of my or the popular political opinion.

Echo chambers are incredibly harmful to any community, regardless of whatever kind of community it is. If you’re constantly surrounded by the same ideas and ONLY the same ideas, you will end up living in a bubble. And when you live in a bubble like that, being confronted by other opinions or reality can cause some shock and harm.

This is my opinion on what echo chambers are, how they’re a bad thing, and how we can deal with them.

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6 Ways to Make Your Summer More Productive

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Now that you’re home for summer break, what do you do? You’ve gone from a constant stream of knowledge being thrown at you from every angle, to nothing. If you’re like me and relaxation is hard, then you’re going to want to do something productive with your time. I mean, you’ve got a whole three months away from school, or if you’re a recent graduate, however long until you find/start your new job.

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6 Tips for Choosing a Major

 

6 Tips for Choosing a Major

So you’re getting ready for your first semester of college, or you’re heading back for round 2 or 3, but you still have that pesky ‘undecided’ label for a major. Obviously, you need to choose a major, most schools will start to pressure you if you haven’t declared by at least the end of your sophomore year, but how do you go about it? I typed in a google search of help choosing a major and a lot of what I found were a few interesting and somewhat useful tips, but a lot of What Should I Major In? quizzes. While this may be a place to start to narrow down a general field or department, it’s not the best for a full on definite choice.

I have a few conventional and not so conventional tips on choosing a major. They might not be step by step instructions to figure out what you want to do, but they will help you and guide you to people who can, or help yourself figure it out over time.

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4 Post-College Preparations to Have Ready Before You Graduate

4 Post-College Preparations to Have Ready Before You Graduate

 

With the end of the year rapidly approaching, figuring out what you’re going to do after college can be a huge deal. Some may already have jobs lined up, or know their housing situation or even have a grand journey to move across the country. Some of you might move back in with your parents. Some will find themselves independent and living in their own apartment.

But how do you get yourself ready for all of this? What do you need to start looking for? Well, here’s a basic list of what you should be looking into and figuring out before you walk across that stage, diploma in hand.

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