No One Leaves the Woods Unchanged
From 1996 until present day, a group of independent researchers have put outdoor orientation programs (OOPs), aimed at helping first-year students transition to college, to the test. En masse, they interviewed 36 trip leaders and 1,581 participants to see not only if they had changed, but to determine how.
Opening Wide the Door to the Great Outdoors
50 Years of La Vida: The rugged, grassroots efforts that teetered on the brink of failure, and came back to transform thousands of lives.
Five Tips for First-year College Parents
The transition to college is exciting for students, but parents are often confronted with grief. The Bell compiled a list of helpful pointers for parents to navigate the adjustment, from hobbies to communities.
Prepping for Move-in Day: 10 Things to Pack, 10 Things to Leave Behind
Whether your Pinterest board is bursting with décor ideas or you’re in denial that college is just seven short weeks away, before you clear out Target’s college aisle or hide under a blanket, here are 10 things to pack and 10 things to leave behind.