12 Ways to Prepare for Your Freshman Year of College

Students should follow these steps so they’re ready when classes begin.

Be ready before classes start.

Moving from high school to college can be a big transition for students, and this year’s incoming freshmen are facing new challenges as the coronavirus pandemic pushes many colleges to fully online or hybrid classes. For those stressing over this new life chapter and today’s uncertainties, there are ways to prepare before starting those first classes. From researching academic support to developing strong interpersonal skills, the following tips can help incoming freshmen get organized and build a foundation for college success.