Many first-year students experience the following during the month of April:
- Concern over declaring a major
- Feeling “burned out”
- Spring fever
- Concern about finding summer employment
Tip: find time to Facetime or Skype with your student, just to say hi.
Adapted from Helping your First-Year College Student Succeed, Richard Mullendore and Cathie Hatch, National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.