Many students new to college struggle to make that transition. Perhaps you did really well in high school, got great grades and didn't have to invest too much time studying to excel. Or, maybe you didn't get great grades or were somewhere in between. It doesn't matter. College requires a different approach, a different strategy, a different mindset. And, you've got to step up to the plate and take full responsibility for YOUR college experience.
Many students are afraid to ask for help for a variety of reasons, but we believe most of the time it's because they don't want anyone to know they're struggling. If you're struggling, you're struggling. There's NO shame in getting a little help to get acclimated, ease your overwhelm and lessen that learning curve so you get to feeling better about your day to day college grind. Consider the following options: