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Freshman's honest video shows how the college transition can be lonely

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KHQ.COM - A video Cornell University freshman, Emery Bergmann, made for a class assignment is shining light on an honest reality that many don't ever talk about: The transition from home to college can leave many feeling lonely. 

Bergmann is a Fine Arts Major from Montclair, New Jersey and was told to depict a "transformation" for her class. "I knew I would only enjoy making the video if the subject I was showing was something I had strong feelings about," Bergmann told TODAY Parents.

In the video Bergmann talks about how she went off to college, assuming she was going to meet a ton of friends, live the party life, and instantly experience some of the best days of her life. She mentioned how it can be hard to be on social media (even though she recognizes that people only tend to share the most fabulous moments of their lives online) and see old friends posting the fun times they appear to be having at other colleges and universities. 

The video is clearly resonating with many other college students feeling the exact same way, gaining more than 27,000 views in less than a week. 



 

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