Some soon-to-be-college-grads that I know already have plans for the future. They already have a job lined up, or they’ve already met Mr. Right, or they’ve already chosen to further their education. But I don’t have anything set for my life after April. And that scares me.
Everyone tells you that college is the best time of your life and that post-college will be the worst time of your life. Perhaps the best time of your life will officially be over in approximately three months. So you panic.
As you know, getting drunk and doing drugs at work is unwise because you’ll get in trouble. They’re definite no-no’s, along with other obvious no-no’s, like stealing from your company and vandalizing the office. But there are two subtler no-no’s that are rampant in the workplace today.
During my summer internship, I can’t even remember the number of calls, meetings, and appointments that my coworkers had with others. Everyone who called or came into the office always seemed to need someone—except me.
My freshman year was not long ago, and I can relate to your worry. However, I believe it’s possible to worry less about starting college if you don’t put so much pressure on yourself to succeed.
I sometimes wonder if I’ll ever do something important with my life. Will I ever get to achieve something valuable or attain true success in my career? Or will I be stuck at a desk, doing filing and answering phones for the rest of my life?
Last week, we discussed three of the greatest fears of future college students. But most incoming college students have more than three big college fears, so I’m going to discuss a couple more today...
To be honest, I feel like soon-to-be college students have more than three fears. I had lots of fears about college. (But if I wrote about all of those, this post would be way too long!) I think we should focus on the top five fears that future college students have. Maybe you have some of the same fears I did...
As I write this post, I am preparing to go back to college. I had a lovely break of doing absolutely no homework. I spent time with my family, attended my church, and hung out with my friends. I cooked meals in my own kitchen, showered in my own shower, and slept in my own bed. I enjoyed being home. But now I must return to my home away from home—the far-away land called College. And I’m not ready.
This is the third and final post in the Thriving at College blog series! I sincerely hope you have found the tips beneficial and can implement them into your life. Most importantly, I hope you can realize that God is with you through this semester--as it says in Tip #7 of this post. God bless and happy reading!
This is the second post in the Thriving at College blog series. I hope you learn a few more tips and are encouraged to trust the Lord during this semester of college--or wherever you are in life!
This post is the first in the three-part Thriving at College series. I hope you enjoy it and are encouraged by it!
I wish I could stay in high school forever with my family, friends, and church family. Instead, I can prepare for college life—meeting new people, experiencing new things, and learning to juggle a new schedule. As I’ve mentioned multiple times on my blog, these upcoming experiences freak me out. A tiny part of me is excited, but the other part of me would rather crawl in a hole than go off to college.
I definitely feel the pressure to do well during the final days of the semester. But how can I do well on everything when I have so much to do? Balance should play a major part in the life of every student—especially during finals week. It is crucial that you keep a few things in mind during your last few days...