College Hacks: Computer Edition (mandyjengelman): Need help finding the best laptop for college? Here’s a quick run down of Mac products that you should consider.
College Packing Tips (alittleashley): Packing is always a pain. Want to make sure you have what you need and nothing more? Check out this packing tips list.
School Supply Organization: College Edition (killerharmony): Organization is a huge part of being on your own for the first time in college. Making sure you have everything planned out can save you a headache later on.
Organizing Your College Applications (exceptionallyemily): Applying to too many places and want to keep track of your paperwork? Check out this post.
Starting off in a college dorm for the first time can be frustrating when it comes to figuring out what to pack. Even if you’re not a freshman, there are always a few things that you forget and have to buy either last minute or at the campus bookstore, which means it’s super overpriced.
Top 5 Things to Keep in Your Backpack
Keeping a few key items in your backpack will make being stuck in any kind of situation a bit easier. I narrowed down a list of the top 5 things to keep in your backpack during your daily college commute.
Buy This, Not That: College Dorm Edition (living the gray life): Having the right things for your dorm is important and making sure you have the most optimal items your first year can really help out.
15 Things You Need For Your Dorm (Simply Nat): It’s school shopping time again and making sure you have the right things for an incoming freshman is important.
How to Overcome Pre-College Anxiety (Macarons in the Morning): Going away to college is a huge anxiety situation for some people, but it’s okay. There are many ways to calm those nerves. Deep breaths.
5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Reaching Your Goals (Color Me Kalie): Not achieving your goals? Maybe you need a fresh perspective on things.
Dorm Necessities (+ the Only Packing List You’ll Need) (Killer Harmony): Another awesome list for dorm supplies!
8 Ways to Kick Off the Semester Right: Kicking off the semester right is a great way to keep yourself cool, calm and collected once things get a bit chaotic near midterms and finals. Here are 8 ways to make sure your semester starts the right way.
How to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home: Being away from home for the first time can be a bit stressful for some. Living in a brick cement dorm room doesn’t make things very comforting, but you can add your flair and decorations to make things a more homely.
How to Master the Library Study Session: Library study sessions may not work for everyone, but with this guide on how to master the library study session, it might just be your favorite place to be.
Where to Buy Custom School Supplies: Want to add some flair to your regular boring notebooks and school supplies? Look no further than this post!
5 Tips For a Clean Dorm Room: I was a bit of a neat freak my freshman year of college, but not everyone is. Making sure your dorm room is clean will not only help you keep your tiny space clear to move in, but can help you out in room checks and staying healthy.
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 five of the more common fears incoming freshman have and how to overcome them.