The Freshman 15: Surviving Your First Year in College

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A Time of Discovery and Change

Congratulations! You survived high school and are now off to college. First things first: It is completely normal and perfectly fine to be nervous or to feel overwhelmed. Some people just hide it better, but almost every college freshman feels that way during their first few months.

Numerous surveys have revealed that a quarter of all college students drop out after their first year. But you do not need to be part of that statistic. We have prepared 15 steps for you to not only survive, but also be successful and enjoy your college experience. Click “next” to learn more.