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Career and Employment Resources: Guide to Your 1st Year

A Student's Guide to Your First Year of College

The first year of college can be stressful, scary, and overwhelming, but this video guide is here to set you up for success. From creating smart study habits to building a support system, it’s got all the college tips a freshman needs to calm those nerves.

A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College is a crash course for first-year students, offering tools to help you succeed in college.

This playlist will help you:

Learn how to pay for college Build a budget while at school Live on your own for the first time Achieve academic success
Build a community Find mentors to support you Teach you mental health and wellness tools Balance school and social life

Welcome from Michelle Obama

How to Live on Your Own

How to Find a Mentor

How to Succeed Academically

How to Take Care of Yourself

How to Pay for College

How to Find Your Squad

How to Balance School and Your Social Life

How to Stick to a Budget

Pep Talk from Michelle Obama