Para superar obstáculos

Para superar obstáculos

Traducido por José Martínez Los estudiantes de primer año tienen muchos obstáculos que superar  para ajustarse a su nueva vida. Generalmente ellos pueden lidiar con pequeños obstáculos y fracasos pero en ocasiones los retos son más serios. Si un problema comienza a ser abrumador, el estudiante podría sentir que la universidad no es para él/ella. 

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Overcoming obstacles

Overcoming obstacles

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First-year college students face many challenges as they adjust to their new lives. Usually they can take small obstacles and minor failures in stride, but sometimes their struggles are more serious. If a problem begins to seem overwhelming, students may feel as if they can’t “do college.” Common problems for new students include: Feeling unable

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Freshman summer melt

Freshman summer melt

It’s the summer before freshman year of college, a time your student has anticipated for months (or even years). You’re both busy ticking things off checklists — they’ve filled out umpteen required forms and been in touch with their new roommate; you’re starting to outfit the residence hall room. And then your student decides they don’t

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Why college orientation matters

Why college orientation matters

The transition to college can be disorienting. Students move from the familiar routine of high school and home into a new and unfamiliar world. It’s a big change for their families, too. Fortunately, most colleges and universities recognize this dis-oriented state and support new students and families by offering orientation sessions before the official start of

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  • Great article. It reminded me to ask my high school senior about which of her preferred colleges have reached out about a regional event. We attended an event like this with our older daughter who was attending school far from home and it was very valuable.