This week, sophomore Psychology major Jennefer Ferdous continues her advice for freshmen with how to find and create your own support system at college.
Without a support system, pursuing your dreams can be hard. For example, sometimes college students have career goals that aren’t supported by their family or friends, due to the uncertainty of success in their chosen career path. While that is a valid reason for concern, many people choose their career path for the satisfaction they receive from it rather than the financial benefits. Even if your chosen career doesn’t guarantee millions of dollars, it’s still worth chasing after if it makes you happy! Continue Reading
My name is Jennefer Ferdous. I am a sophomore with a Psychology major and an interest in Physical Therapy. I faced many obstacles my first year; however, talking to someone about my problems and learning time management helped me a lot!
My advice to first-year students is try to make as many friends as you can and learn to manage your time. Finding a home in an unfamiliar environment can be hard. However, at the Mount you can participate in many clubs and activities that you have interest in and find similar people! Continue Reading
Hey there! My name is Natalya Hoover, and I have just started my freshman year. I came to the Mount to pursue a career in Psychology in hopes that after graduation, I can continue to help individuals for a living.
As my first finals week approaches, I’m not going to lie – I am nervous. Testing is nerve-wrecking, but really, a final is just another test of what we learned throughout the course.
Mount Saint Mary College has several academic tools open to us to help with test preparation. In the Dominican Center, for example, you can gather some friends and reserve a study room. Surrounding yourself with the ones you love the most could help reduce a bit of that test anxiety feeling. While you’re all working hard studying though, don’t forget to take a few breaks! Take a walk around campus and enjoy the fresh air. Continue Reading
My name is Olivia Mulhern, and I am a sophomore here at the Mount. When I started at the Mount, I applied and was accepted into the Nursing program. Throughout high school, I felt like I was forced to have a career choice before the process of applying to college, which was stressful for me. However, I thought Nursing was my perfect career choice. I had the inspirations and grades for the program and career. Most importantly, I had the passion for it. Continue Reading
My name is Camryn Christensen, and I am a freshman here at Mount Saint Mary College. When I was in high school, college was always just a dream – until it became a reality! Now I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. Coming to the Mount and starting a whole new life – between moving in, meeting new people and attending new classes – was a huge adjustment. It has occurred to me now that this is it: this is where you shine and set up what the rest of your life is going to look like. Continue Reading