9 Tips on How to Survive Your First Year of College

Jul 21, 2017

The first year of college is one of the best and the most interesting periods of life. You should be strong enough to step into the next stage of your life without doubts and hesitations. On the one hand, it can be stressing to leave your town and start communicating with the people you don’t know, but when you get used to the atmosphere, you’ll really appreciate and love the time spent in college.

Don’t overload your brain with different questions in order to avoid anxiety and fears. You’d better think positively and find more opportunities and pleasant moments during your first year of college. I don’t want to scare you and steal your desire to go to college, but a freshman year can be a challenging thing. I also found it difficult to handle my study when I was a first year student in my college. I couldn’t collect my mind and had no idea how to thrive in that difficult world. Later I bounced back and learned on how to manage my time properly.

Moreover, I met a lot of new and exciting people who helped me to be on the positive wave. The main point I want to advise you is that the decisions you make during the freshman year will have a significant impact on your college study and the whole life. These pieces of advice will fill you with confidence and bravery to face harsh realities of the first year in college.

1 Don’t be afraid to leave your comfort zone

When I was a first year student I was a bit shy and I treated going to college as a huge life change. New circle of contacts made me hesitate to step outside my comfort zone. My strong traits of character helped me overcome my fears and inner constraint.

There are many wonderful people who can give you a valuable advice and support if you cannot make up your mind to do something. That’s why you should try to be confident while expressing yourself. An active and funny college life will provide you majestic memories.