You only find out who is naked when the tide goes out.
When you go on an extended trip, you may suffer from a small amount of homesickness; but for the most part just knowing that you'll soon be back in your own bed and surrounded by the familiar faces and places you've known all your life is enough to get you through. Plus, time flies when you're having fun, and most of us are when we're on vacation. But college is another story. While it's certainly an adventure to leave home (and the authority of parents) behind as you move on to a new chapter in your life, the novelty can soon wear off, leaving you wondering how you'll ever get by alone in the foreign landscape of higher education. But don't despair! There are ways to combat the homesickness that nearly every student feels. Here are a few pointers to help you see it through.
Bring the comforts of home. Sometimes all you need are little reminders of your life before to help you when you're feeling lonely. Many students stock up on brand new everything before they head o...read more