Shared Experience

Common Book Connects College Freshmen

by Erin J. Simpson

Arriving on a college campus for the first time can be all at once exciting, unnerving, and isolating. What if there was a way to instantly connect with other students in a meaningful way? Colleges and universities around the country encourage students to take part in a uniquely first year experience. Students arrive on campus having read the same book as their incoming classmates, then connect with fellow students through deeper conversations. […]