Although we are working through a pandemic, students still face the “big life changes”. We are experiencing a drastically different college application process than in past years and this certainly brings about newly felt anxiety and worry for the upcoming months. How can youth balance financial, academic, and socioemotional expectations? As senior year comes to a close, how can we remain motivated while feeling burnt out and ready to move on from this hectic environment? In this podcast, two Howard County Health Department interns will be interviewing a University of Maryland freshman and Assistant Director for Student Support Services at Howard Community College about tips on maneuvering the transition to college during COVID-19 and maintaining emotional wellness.