Tag Archives: transition

Orthodox College Prep: Things to Consider

You’ve finished the application process. Take a moment, breathe a sigh of relief. Applying for colleges is rough. The process can be grueling and unpleasant. And then, after all that work, you receive a rejection? That hurts. Wait-listed? Still hurts, totally different way. But you got accepted somewhere (I’m pretty sure), and that’s awesome. Now […]

Orthodox College Prep: Find a Friend

One of my very best friends at school and I first met at our OCF meetings. And through that, we started going to Liturgy together. During our freshmen year we lived on campus, about a fifteen minute walk from our church. Every Sunday morning – whether it was raining, snowing, sunny, or freezing outside – […]

My OCF Story: Lindsey Birdsall

In this series, “My OCF Story,” alumni share their experiences from their time in OCF and its impact on their transition and life in the post-grad real world. My name is Lindsey Maria Birdsall and I am a proud OCF alum. I studied English and Political Theory at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX and […]

Orthodox College Prep: Upperclassmen Advice

Starting college is a scary time – alone and away from home, trying to navigate your way through the unknown territory of classes, dorm living, and new friends. To guide you through the blur of beginning, here are some words from real life OCF students who survived their first year.   “College (and freshman year […]