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Tips for Setting and Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution

Alyssa Deem provides tips for setting and achieving 2017 goals.

Every year we make the same old resolutions to get better grades, lose weight, eat healthier, or some other general resolution. But how many of us actually attain those goals? This year, let’s make a change. Choose a resolution you are extremely passionate about and instead of having multiple, just pick one resolution to focus […]

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How to Pack for Winter Break

Val Every gives advice on packing for winter break.

Congrats, UW-Stevens Point students! You made it through the first semester of the 2016-2017 school year. Now it is time for many of us to head home for our month-long break, which everyone not in college is jealous of! However, this long break can pose a bit of a problem: what to bring home for […]

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Finals Week Survival Guide

Happy finals week, Pointers! We’re so close to finishing the semester. It’s just this one giant mountain – AKA: finals – standing between winter break and us. It’s time to suppress your chronic procrastination, hold in your tears and pull out your textbooks. (Even that one you haven’t cracked open all semester.) If you find yourself […]

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GradReady: Everything You Need to Know

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Have you ever heard of GradReady? It’s a free, interactive, online financial literacy resource offered by UW-Stevens Point’s Financial Aid Office and NorthStar Education Services. This resource can be used throughout enrollment and even after you’ve graduated. GradReady contains different learning methods to appeal to anyone’s preferred way of learning. There are videos, downloadable PDFs, […]

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Are You Ready For Commencement?

As Commencement nears, nerves and excitement start to kick in. But during this hectic time of year, it’s important to remember to make sure we are staying on track. Commencement is about celebrating all your hard work over the last few years, reminiscing on the memories created and the friends you have made. Convocation marked […]

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