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    QC program helps freshmen adjust to college life

    Every student has been there before–figuring out what classes to take, deciding a major, getting lost on campus–it’s all a part of freshmen year. Adjusting from high school to college isn’t easy. Queens College offers a program called Freshmen Year Initiative (FYI) to help. FYI is a program designed to help freshmen with their college transition by placing them into two co-taken courses for their first semester at QC. One of those courses is English 110: College Writing, and the other fulfills one of QC’s general education requirements. Each of these pairings is known as a “community” and aims to bring students together with common experiences to build lasting friendships.…