While it take some students no time at all to get adjusted to the college life, some of us it takes a bit of time. Being away from home can be difficult for a lot of incoming students. Finding a sense of “home” becomes a bit difficult. Homesickness. How can students make the adjustment easier?
Talking with your family from back home helps keep a piece of home close to you. This helps you better cope with the feeling of being homesick.
Being involved in things that best fit your lifestyle promotes you to be a happier you. This also keeps you busy which leaves less time to reflect on homesickness
Having friends with similar interests as you allows you to better relate to someone and creates an easier adjustment. They may feel the same way you do.
Think POSITIVELY. In college you create some of your best memories and long life friends.
Article Written By:
Aliyah Davis – Florida A & M Student