the ulitmate guide to your first college summer

The Ultimate Guide to Your First College Summer

Going on an epic college summer trip is the kind of thing that every college student should have a chance to experience. When you’re in college these should be the best years of your life. These are years where you work hard, but you know that all of that hard work will be rewarded with a college degree that can help you in the future. When you work as hard as you do during the school year, you owe it to yourself to relax and have a great time during the summer. Not a good time, you need to have a great time. While you’re probably looking forward to graduating in a few years, and you should be, what’s waiting for you after you graduate? The real world. The real-world means getting a job, paying your bills, and probably paying your student loans. That’s the pay off for your years of hard work earning your degree. Now, don’t take this as an indictment about getting a college degree. Sure, life’s going to be hard after you graduate, but it will be a lot harder if you don’t have an education.

lazy college student laying in bed. tips for transitioning from dorm life to adulting

Tips on Making the Transition from Dorm Life to Adult Life

Now Is Not the Time to Make Quick Decisions

If you’ve just graduated, or are soon going to graduate, from one of New Jersey’s fine colleges or universities, congrats! The last 4 (or maybe 5) years have probably been a whirlwind, but you finally made it! Whether you went to Rutgers, Princeton, Montclair, NJIT or one of Jersey’s many other excellent institutions of higher learning, getting your degree means graduating (pun intended) to a new and better future.