With the fast changing socio-economic development there are great changes in the habits, attitudes and behavior of people in the social space. While there have been very many positive changes in the attitudes, there is still that lingering doubt which gives rise to impulsive actions and reactions which can affect anyone adversely and could inhibit learning. Students graduating to college as matter of entering into higher learning environment need to redefine their personality traits and develop new benchmarks to adjust to developing intra personal relationship among mature group of individuals. Since, they require acceptance to instill confidence and learn with more rigour and focus, students need to work on their personal and social fronts.
Both level of knowledge and personality entwined together make up for your role in the matured group of learners in the schools of higher learning. You have to be on your toes to keep updated on the knowledge and also be open to acquire more skills. There is an environment of more sharing and lesser caring unlike in schools, though it is not completely absent, and things depend upon the initiative taken individual in the group or in the class room or other places where the learning or socializing is happening among their institute's group of student. They should be open to developing relationships with students of other institutes to understand how things work there and learn through comparison in acquiring knowledge and developing their overall personality.
Another character trait student should be ready to acquire is being open to new unheard and unprecedented ideas from others. While there is ample time and space for experimentation one should be open to ideas and keep with fewer restrictions whether in acquiring academic knowledge or getting involved in extra curricular activities. This gives them an opportunity to manifests their ability to discern between not exactly what is right and what is wrong, but what is suitable and what is inappropriate in a given situation. This discerning ability percolates into their academics and helps them in learning the deeper concepts which is integral to their higher learning.
College counseling, or counseling services for students graduating to take up higher education in professional institutions and other graduation courses is an essential process if they want to take advantage of the new learning environment they are likely to be. It is similar to preparing for a travel to new destination where you likely to face new challenges and get opportunities whereby your abilities to successfully overcome or sail is likely bring new abilities.
Edusocial corners or social networking sites where e learning tools are provided and used by the school going community converges gives ample opportunity to seek counseling and resolution of personality traits to suit the new learning environment in colleges.