college homesickness

Scripture often describes a God who is in a state of sort of cosmic, perpetual homesickness, forever longing to abide in the hearts and lives of people.
The best things in life come out of change, and this is one that both you and your child have been working toward for many, many years!
As an international student, it was hard to relate to people who didn't understand the setting I came from. I'd sometimes find myself using a word from my language that didn't have a direct translation in English. Or feeling the need to reference something from back home.
For a first-year student adjusting to life away from home, the smallest inconvenience can feel like a dramatic, earth-shattering event. First-years live in a world of extremes. Many arrive on campus expecting the college experience to be perfect immediately.
Thomas Frank and Clarissa Gallardo join HuffPost Live to give some roommate tips for incoming college freshmen.
No one will burst into your room without knocking and no one will get angry with you for talking back. No one will set you a curfew and no one will do your laundry. No one will cook for you or provide you with cash whenever you need it. For the first time, you are alone.
Last night, when I pulled into my driveway, I saw the most incredible thing. Normally I wouldn't have believed it, but for days I had been waiting for this exciting moment, so I knew that it had to be real. In front of my own eyes, there it was: Autumn's car.
Accepted student tours provide you with such cursory information as, "This is the library" and "It's good to study here." I thought that I'd provide incoming freshmen with some tips that they won't get from their tour guide.