College is filled with new and diverse experiences. This section will help you to
consider daily life at college, such as how to balance academics and social life.
It will also provide you with information on important aspects of campus life. Using
these resources will assist you in gaining the most out of your life at college.
Whether you plan to live on campus or commute to campus, you need to consider what
your daily life will be like. College is very different than high school in many
ways. The first year of college will be filled with new and diverse experiences.
While this can be a time of anticipation and anxiety, it is also a time of learning
One of the first things you will notice about college life, especially if you live
on campus, is that you have more freedom. Enjoy your new experience, but also keep
in mind that you need to be responsible. Even though your parents may not be around,
you still need to take care of yourself and get your work done.
Here are some things to consider and questions to ask related to life at college:
Ensuring beforehand that your essential needs are covered will help you to focus.
When deciding if a college is right for you, below are some questions you should
seek answers to:
College life can be great, but with it comes many responsibilities, such as considering
your well-being. Before deciding on a college, get answers to the following questions
about life there:
It's very important to maintain balance in your life. As you explore whether
a college is right for you, consider the following:
Health and Fitness
Some programs of study are found at many colleges, others at only a few. Even when
colleges offer the same academic programs, they present that education differently.
Course requirements, class offerings, coursework, and academic support services
can vary from college to college. You will have to determine which academic program
and which college will work best for you.
What are classes like?
How much work will I have to do?
How should I prepare for the work I will have to do?
How long will it take me to graduate?
Below are some questions you should get answers to about studying on campus and
the facilities available to students.
Student Academic Services
6 N. Liberty St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3301 Toll Free: (800) 974-0203