Below are handouts, tips, and articles related to making a smooth transition to college.
“What to bring to Lafayette” – checklist
Making the transition to college
7 strategies for success in college
15 Tips to Ease the Transition From High School to College – Newman, S. (2018, July 2)
Freshman guide to navigating Lafayette, answers on roommates, studying, gym time, safety
First in the Family – Manuscript of advice from first generation college students
“Advice from a Formerly Lonely College Student” (The New York Times, Oct. 9, 2018)
“How to Actually, Truly Focus on What You’re Doing” (The New York Times, Jan. 13, 2019)
Have Fun at College, but Read This First (The Washington Post, Aug. 17, 2018)
In College and Cut Off?: Experts Have Advice to Ease the Transition (NBC News, Nov. 5, 2015)
Tips for Students – and Parents – About Navigating the Start of College (WBUR.org, Boston, Aug. 25, 2016)
College Students: How To Make Office Hours Less Scary (NPR, Oct. 5, 2019)
The Unwritten Rules: Decode Your Assignments and Decipher What’s Expected of You – (TILT Higher Ed, 2015)
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