Inside College Admissions
We work with thousands of students each year as they go through the college search process. We know it can be a stressful time, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Luther’s Inside College Admissions blog covers many topics. Campus visits, applying for college, getting financial aid, and preparing to arrive at college—to name a few. Browse for tips, ideas, and reassurance. We’re here to help!
College students experience lots of growth throughout the academic year that makes them more independent. In this post, Counseling Service Director Meg Hammes shares some thoughts on what parents and students should discuss before or immediately after returning home for the summer.
Gathering the right information to complete the FAFSA is an important step in preparing for college. Read this post to learn what you’ll need and some tips to help you successfully navigate the process!
Navigating through the college financial aid process involves understanding deadlines, collecting documentation, and submitting your family’s financial information. Check out this article to learn more about the process.
Every incoming college student experiences some anxiety and anticipation when it comes to living with a new roommate. This post shares some tips on how to help make it a smooth transition.
Get some tips on how to make your college essay connect with admissions counselors in a real and meaningful way.
The feelings many of us face on Sunday night often reflect our responsibilities for the next day, whether it's related to work or school. Get some helpful tips on how to balance your time to make it an easier transition.
Being a college student will give you more independence but it also means that you’ll do some routine things all on your own. Read this post to learn how a situation like eating alone in the cafeteria can feel awkward at first but in the end may present more benefits than you’d expect.
Are you feeling a little anxious about how to make friends at college? This post describes some simple ways for you to have fun and meet new people.
Learn how to anticipate potential holiday stressors and why a little self-care goes a long way when it comes to maintaining good mental health.
College will introduce new perspectives, languages, and activities. Read this post to discover ways you can make a smooth transition into a diverse learning community.