Making the transition to college can cause some stress and anxiety for many students. We’ve teamed up with Marie McManamon, a qualified careers consultant and recruitment expert, to bring you some useful tips so you can feel confident and ready to start college!
Becoming a first-year college student is one of the biggest transitions you can make so it is normal to feel nervous!
Here are some tips to help you settle in:
Remember that if you ever need support, guidance or simply someone to speak to, you can always contact your Student Union, Student Advisor or the Student Services department. They are there to help you.
There is no need to make your final course choice right now, the CAO change of mind facility allows you to reselect your course choices between now and July.
If you feel that the course you selected or were offered is not right for you, here are some possible solutions.
Wrong programme choice is the key reason students leave. So, if you find yourself in this situation, you are one of many who have simply changed their minds once they had more information which is ok! Simply speak to the Student Services department in your college to help you think through your choices.
The summer holidays are within reaching distance! Exams are nearly over and a long stretch of sunny (hopefully!) days lay ahead…. If you’re stuck for what to do over the summer holidays, have a read of our blog to learn about the benefits of volunteering! Whether you fancy supporting your local community or venturing further […]
Making the transition to college can cause some stress and anxiety for many students. We’ve teamed up with Marie McManamon, a qualified careers consultant and recruitment expert, to bring you some useful tips so you can feel confident and ready to start college! Making the most out of being a new college student […]
At aparto we’re all about living your best life and we could all benefit from a little focus on wellbeing and body positivity. We love hosting wellbeing events and therefore we hosted a fab evening with wellbeing and cookery author Roz Purcell. Guests of the event had the chance to try some of her great, […]