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Tips on How to Have a Great College Experience

September 19, 2018

Transitioning from high school to college is both nerve-wracking and exciting. Your college years will be filled with challenges, exploration, personal growth, and of course, a few bumps in the road, but we know you’ll graduate with cherished memories. Read the following to learn more about getting the most out of your college years!

Get involved

Joining campus clubs that align with your hobbies and major is a great way to meet peers who have similar interests. Becoming involved on campus, will help you create lasting relationships and explore avenues you may or may not be familiar with - all while learning more about something you’re already passionate about. Have fun and challenge yourself to sign up for something different!

Get to know your professors

Developing a positive relationship with your professors at the beginning of each semester will help you feel more comfortable in class, especially when you have a question about the subject matter. Take advantage of office hours if you feel you need further clarification. Your professors want to see you succeed!

Utilize campus resources

There are plenty of resources on campus that will help you thrive as a student. The library, tutors, computer labs and advisors can assist you with academic challenges. Don’t be afraid to ask for help! Check out this blog to learn more about Drexel’s on campus resources.

Make time for socializing!

During these formative years, you will grow as a student, professional and individual. It does not have to be all work, all the time. Have a little fun! Socialize with your new roommates and attend school events - there are plenty. Practice time management skills so you can make room for social activities alongside your studies.

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Andrea Moran, Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, Communications