The first semester is coming to a close! It went by quickly, even though you feel like some of your classes were dragging on. Finals are just a few weeks away, and you don’t feel prepared. Plus you have to go home and see your parents, whom you may not have seen for a few months, not to mention all the people you were just starting to make friends with. Relax! Be proud of
making it almost all the way to the end of the semester. You’ve made it this far, so finish those finals off strong!
• Cold weather leading to sickness • Anxiety preparing for finals • Worrying about semester grades • Sadness about leaving new friends over break • Apprehension about returning home • GPA troubles and possibility of academic warning • Feelings of being burnt-‐out • Fearing family reactions to grades • Questioning return to school • Stressing about seeing high school friends over break
• Learning to appreciate family • Success in classes due to hard work • Strengthening relationships with new friends • Receiving advice from upperclassmen • More prepared to excel in classes next semester • Reconnecting with friends/ work at home • Maintaining relationship with professors • Having a chance to relax for a full month • Knowing how to better prepare for finals • Excitement about going home for a well-‐deserved
break • Equipped with the knowledge to pick courses for
the Fall semester • Hardworking
Feeling overwhelmed and not sure how to do it on your own? Take advantage of the services offered by the Russell Conwell Center. Through academic coaching and counseling, the transition from high school to college can be seamless. Embrace the opportunities and the RCC will help you progress at your own pace and style and watch your concerns melt away.
The Russell Conwell Center Presents:
Freshman Year Transitions