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What professors want 1st-year students to know

If you’ve passed your first couple years of high school then you’ve likely already started the universal pursuit of the college-bound: What do colleges want to see in prospective students? But while playing the game with admissions offices, most students vying for college spaces forget the people who will actually affect their academic experience the most: their college professors. And although professors don’t usually influence the admissions process, they also have expectations for incoming students.

Posted: Apr 01, 2011 by Alison Ryland :: 0 comments
What I thought I was getting into when I went to college…and what it’s really like

Five months ago I was a ball of nerves about to be kicked into the big field of college. I was excited to experience all the wonder of new adulthood and college student-ness I’d been promised, but dreading that I wouldn’t fit in with the aura.

Posted: Jan 12, 2011 by Alison Ryland :: 0 comments