5 Mistakes I Made in My First Year of College

Transitioning into college life was exceptionally difficult for me because I was homeschooled for most of high school. Combine this with taking a gap year and working too much, I had a really hard time becoming accustomed to college life. During that transition, I learned some valuable lessons by making some big mistakes. Here are... Continue Reading →

Making Students Feel Welcome

If you're already engaged on campus, and either feel comfortable where you are or haven't left the program yet, you’re experiencing firsthand the joys of doing more in school than just showing up to class, groaning mid-lecture, and then leaving. How did you join whatever it is you’re now doing? Maybe you love volunteering -... Continue Reading →

Focusing on the First Year Experience

Have you ever thought, “Hey, I don’t really like the way the College ran this event” or “I wish the College did a better job helping first year students get settled?” Me, too. Well, students of Douglas, I recently had the opportunity to attend a focus group, where a bunch of students had the chance to... Continue Reading →

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