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Transitioning to College | #WeBelongInCollege Stories

Last updated June 25, 2024

Transitioning from high school to college isn't always easy! Watch these #WeBelongInCollege stories to learn how these students overcame challenges during their transition to college.

Karoline’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

In her story, Karoline reminds us that although the system may seem like it's out to get us, you should remember that we are all in this together, and if we help each other, we can figure it out.

Taylor’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Taylor was miserable during her first two years of college. It wasn’t until she made friends and began building a community that she began to gain a sense of belonging. 

John’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

John was failing classes during his first year of college. Thanks to great advice and support from his aunt, he fought the urge to drop out.

Don’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Don didn’t want to disappoint his parents, but he struggled getting through the classes they wanted him to pursue. His friends gave him great advice, and his parents surprised him with their reaction when he finally shared what he was truly passionate about.

Nicki’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

On her very first day of college, Nicki was horrified when she walked into the wrong class. But her slip-up became a step-up when she opened up to her peers and her professor about how humiliated she was.

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