Adapting to life at college when far from home can be challenging. US News highlights a few tips for out-of-state students to adapt to their new homes in their article "5 Ways to Prepare to Attend an Out-of-State College." The article features a quote from our director, LeAnne Wiles!
The article touches on some of the struggles students will face when moving a distance from home to attend school. It quotes an actual student on how she felt about her transition, and then highlights some tips to prepare to leave home. LeAnne is quoted twice in the article and delivers some great insight for students. Thank you for your dedication and assistance to students in transition, LeAnne!
The article can be access on US News' website here.
First Year Programs fosters a successful undergraduate student experience through strategic programming that focuses on positive academic transitions and the development of learning communities. Through partnerships with faculty, staff, alumni, and student leaders our programs create the space for students to define how they will engage, learn, and thrive at the University of Washington.