The transition from high school to college can be a very exciting time. There will be so much more to do in a much more unstructured environment. You may be living away from home for the first time in your life. Your classes will challenge you academically in new ways and your professors may ask you to take risks in your learning and growth as a scholar and storyteller. You may find yourself dealing with new routines and many new people and new perspectives. You will be very busy but you need to remember to make time to sleep, eat properly, and exercise. All of these experiences are typical for college-bound students.
This summer, take some time to think about some of the adjustments you want to make in your study and life habits to succeed academically and be happy. Below are some tips to get you started on your successful transition to college.