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Advice from Parents: Preparing for the College Goodbye

By Jenny Gregory | 08/01/2018

By Jenny Gregory (with the help of some veteran moms and dads) It seems like yesterday your son or daughter was saying their first words and taking those first steps. Fast forward what feels like a few hours, and he is embarking on one of the biggest journeys – college. As a mom, the thought…

Nine Things I Learned from College That Were Not Taught in a Textbook

By Jenny Gregory | 03/05/2018

by Jordan Haney College. A word which brings feelings of nostalgia for alumni and anticipation of new beginnings for high school seniors. For me, the more I think about it, the harder it is to believe that in just a few months, I will be finishing college and walking across the stage to receive my…

Freshman Fitness 101: Six Ways to Stay Fit in College

By Jenny Gregory | 11/28/2017

By Jenny Gregory Now that you’re settled into your first semester of college, you’ve probably realized just how easy it is for stress to creep into your life — especially if you have all-night study sessions. Skipping meals or eating unhealthy foods is often a result of the busyness and stress. Those witty Snickers’ commercials…

The Top 10 Things You DO NOT Want to Forget When Packing for College

By Jenny Gregory | 07/24/2017
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By: Jenny Gregory (with some helpful advice from Truett McConnell University upperclassmen) Packing for college can be pretty overwhelming, especially if this is your first time. It requires a lot of foresight to get everything you need for a year away from home! Aside from the usual suspects (sheets, shower shoes, fridge, etc.), our college…