10 tips for college freshmen: Staying connected to your faith


By Jennifer Mertens

So, you're a college freshman -- finally on campus and tasting the newfound freedom of undergraduate life.

Between going to student life events, professor meetings and library study marathons, you already found the closest coffee shop. IKEA and Target are your new best friends. Maybe you've shrunk a few loads of laundry or overslept without a parent knocking at the door.

Welcome to this new adventure, packed with opportunities for you to challenge and expand yourself in the classroom and the world beyond. As you navigate the independence of college life, don't forget to explore and nourish your faith as well. During these formative years, lots of possibilities are available for growing closer with God.

Consider the following tips.



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