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Veronica Freeman

Veronica Freeman is a content manager for BestColleges. She earned an MA in English from the University of Hawai’i and enjoyed her time teaching, mentoring, and tutoring both high school and college students. She is interested in student wellness and mental health, as well as exploring the ways colleges and students can help the environment.

College courses take many forms, from large lecture-based lessons to small discussion-based classes. Learn the tools you'll need to succeed in both. Auditing a class allows students to learn without the pressure of grades and GPAs. Discover what it means to audit a class in college and how to get started. Hazing on college campuses — especially alcohol-fueled hazing — has been a problem for years, but new laws aim to crack down on the dangerous tradition. College students often experience the winter blues once the holidays are over. We've listed a few tips and tricks to beat the winter blues in college. Learning how to write an email to a professor is an important college skill. Here, we''ve outlined some general rules, as well as some do''s and don''ts of email etiquette. We've compiled our favorite study tips and tricks for college exams to help students best prepare for midterms. Learn from three college environmental clubs about the steps eco-conscious students can take to fight climate change and encourage a greener college campus. The GI Bill® can be confusing and difficult to navigate. Here, we've highlighted some key VA resources. Not every student goes to college after high school. Here, former students share why they took time off between high school and college and how it benefited them in the... Writing a college admissions essay can be tricky. Here, an admissions officer provides tips to help organize your essay and help it stand out.