Advice for college freshmen leaving home for the first time

Freshman year is a major transition year for many students who will be living on their own for the first time. Here is some advice to make the transition easier.

News 12 Staff

Aug 8, 2023, 2:54 AM

Updated 312 days ago

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Thousands of tri-state residents will be heading off to college in a few weeks – some for the very first time.
Freshman year is a major transition year for many students who will be living on their own for the first time. And with this transition comes some stress.
News 12 New Jersey spoke with Michael Bobbit, an assistant professor at the Counseling Education Department at Kean University, about ways incoming freshman can mitigate their stress.
The be Well team spoke with Kevin Joyce, the vice president of student affairs at Mercy College, who also shared tips for parents - watch the video below:


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