Get the Most Out of College

As thousands of students across the country begin their college careers, it's important to remember that college is what you make of it. Here are some tips by Frank Bruni that will help you make the most out of your college experience and come out happier and ready for life on the other side:

  • Keep the focus on learning how to build a happy life. Beyond academics, college is about finding your passions.
  • Establish deep connections with a mentor. Don't forget to take advantage of the professors who are there to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to create a fulfilling career.
  • Stay social. Isolating yourself can lead to anxiety and depression.
  • Maintain balance. Regulate time on social media, don't abuse drugs and alcohol, and make sure to get enough sleep.

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Interview with Dan Stern on College Admissions Toolbox

As students brace themselves for the mad scramble of the college admissions season, it's always helpful to have all the craziness put into perspective by a true expert in the field. Tune into this interview with Founder and President of College Essay Organizer Dan Stern on collegeadmissionstoolbox.com which brings sanity to the college admissions process and more importantly, to the college essay which brings the most anxiety to the application process. As Dan says, "Make it fun! You're applying to college, not prison!"

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