First Semester Freshman: Finding Clarity with a Major Academic Shift

By: Jordana Bell There is one statement that I could confidently attest to: finding your professional path is a journey.  While I am currently still a Freshman and have a little vocational experience, it is difficult to not share my 180 degree turn of academia.  Before I got to college, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I had my academic itinerary … Continue reading First Semester Freshman: Finding Clarity with a Major Academic Shift

Advice for Freshman Going to School During the Pandemic

Preparing for your freshman year is typically a time characterized by excitement. Whether it be figuring out how you will be decorating your dorm room or talking to your future roommate, there’s a lot to look forward to; that is, until you remember you’re going off to college while COVID-19 is still rampant across the United States.  Acting responsibly to protect yourself and those around … Continue reading Advice for Freshman Going to School During the Pandemic

Welcome to The Freshman Diaries

*Written by Kate Turkeltaub, Olivia Talbott and Sara Jewel* Hi everyone! I’m Kate, a rising sophomore at Lehigh University. I am studying political science and environmental studies and I’m planning to add a double major in journalism! I am from Greenwich, CT where I have lived all my life. I was terrified of change and coming to college. The community I found at Lehigh my … Continue reading Welcome to The Freshman Diaries

To Stalk or Not to Stalk: Making (Instagram) Friends as an Incoming Freshman

I’ve always associated college with fresh starts. Growing up in a small Westchester suburb, everyone in my grade pretty much knew everything about each other from the minute we were in Kindergarten. The “image” that you developed when you were in elementary school more or less stuck with you until graduation, with maybe a slight deterioration in your love for caramel frappuccinos and Camp Rock.  … Continue reading To Stalk or Not to Stalk: Making (Instagram) Friends as an Incoming Freshman