When choosing a college, many students are concerned with how they can have fun in between all of their hard work. As a result, on-campus social life emerges as a defining feature in higher education. It is especially important for first-years as they are meeting many new people, making friends, and in most cases, living away from home for the first time. While some students have settled into a social life that works for them, many first-years are still navigating how the social scene works.
Our last two years of high school had arguably some of the most stressful moments in our high school careers. “The college process” is a time many of us will never forget. Going on visits with our families to several schools, receiving tutoring for the ACT and/or SAT and taking the tests multiple times and re-working our college essays to a point where we couldn’t any more.