Get involved in a new environment early and often to keep homesickness at bay. Whether starting college or just moving to a new city, finding activities, clubs, and friends that match your interests can make adjusting to a new place easier. Most universities and metropolitan areas have clubs and organizations for any hobby. Plus, a full schedule makes it harder to find time to miss family and friends at home.

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