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Author: Emily Southey

Emily Southey graduated from McGill University in June 2015. Since graduating, she has been working full-time as Content Director at GradeSlam, an educational technology company specializing in on-demand, online tutoring. To learn more about GradeSlam, please visit GradeSlam.org, and to read more of Emily's posts on student life, please visit GradeSlam.org/blog.

Posted April 29, 2016, 9 a.m. by Emily Southey | View Comments
Seniors, Take These 6 Pieces of Advice to College

Going off to college can be very nerve-wracking. It’s a huge change, and let’s be honest, your friends and family have been telling you nonstop how awesome college is going to be for the past year. I left home with incredibly high expectations (and a very queasy stomach). College was supposed to be the best time of my life … right? Honestly, I had an amazing four years, but there are definitely a few things I wish I had known prior to my freshman year. Now a year out of college, I’ve compiled a list of advice that, if I ...