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FASFA Tips

By: Brie Atwater It’s time to go through something that can seem even scarier than navigating through a haunted house—FAFSA! The thought of filling it out may be daunting, but the financial aid you’ll receive throughout college is worth it. FAFSA becomes available Oct.1, the minute spooky season begins, but filling it out doesn’t have to be! The best part is that […]

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Tips for Living off Campus

As many of you are probably aware, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point requires students to live in the residence halls for the first two years of their college experience. The University makes some exceptions for students who plan on living with their parents and commuting to class within a 40 mile radius of Stevens Point. […]

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CNR European Field Experience

Summer Field Experience in Europe Ever since I can remember, I’ve always wanted to travel to Europe, indulge in real German chocolate, float down a canal in Venice and be immersed in different cultures. Studying abroad for an entire semester seemed a little too intimidating to me, so I decided to start looking into summer […]

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Syllabus Week: How to Start off on the Right Foot

Syllabus week- also known as the first week of college classes. It’s no surprise that the first week of classes is all about introductions and learning the expectations for each course, so there usually isn’t much homework assigned. Use this valuable time to set some goals for yourself, as well as to get organized for […]

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The A to Z of College

I have learned a variety of things in college I wish I had known coming in. I wish I had been prepared for how much I was going to change, how much I needed to be patient, and to ask more questions. Here is an A-to-Z list of some of the advice I have found useful […]

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