Campus Confidential: Disorientation
The bottom line of college orientation is that it's a paradox: feeling simultaneously deeply comforted and entirely thrown off your axis, spinning rapidly towards the unknown. Or at least, that's what orientation was like for me. This paradox manifested itself at the very beginning of the journey from Ohio to New York. After posting my…
The Great Drop-Off — When Your Parents Leave You At College
The trek from home to college can be riddled with anxiety, fear and doubt -- for both students AND parents. And that's why more and more colleges are finding ways to formalize the college move-in process to make it easier for everyone.