First Day of College Essentials

Happy official back-to-school everyone! I started classes yesterday, and with every first day of school comes some first day essentials. For those of you who may be heading to college for the first time this year, the first day is super intimidating, scary, and exciting all at the same time. But, don’t fret! I’m here to share my first day of class college essentials because there’s nothing worse than showing up unprepared.

College Essentials for the First Day

First off, embrace and enjoy syllabus week. Syllabus week is the first week of classes because you don’t really do much except go over the syllabus (hence the name). Your professor may mention the class expectations, whether or not you need the textbook, and other important factors for you to be successful throughout the semester. Clearly there’s not much you physically need for that first day, but success in college comes from a lot more than just a notebook and pretty pen.

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5 Things I’ve Learned Since Being In College

I’ve officially been in college for almost three months now! It’s hard to believe I’m almost done with my first semester of my freshman year of college. I don’t really feel experienced enough to tell you the do’s and don’ts of college quite yet, but I thought I’d share what I’ve learned so far. This summer I spent so many hours reading about college and what to expect and what to pack. I was so excited! Little did I know how much I would learn in these first few months! KEEP READING “5 Things I’ve Learned Since Being In College”