Tag Archives: first-year student tips

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships: A Student Employee’s Perspective

I think everyone struggles when asking important questions to authority figures. I especially felt that way when I would visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to talk about my financial aid offer. Now that I am currently employed in this office as a work-study student, I have a different view. Spring semester, I […]

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An Overview of Your Financial Aid Offer

Congratulations, Pointers! Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) was successfully processed, and you most likely received your financial aid offer via letter and email.  However, it’s covered with more numbers and unfamiliar terms than the last exam you forgot to study for. Don’t worry! The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is here to […]

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Saving Money Over Summer Break

Hi, Pointers! Summer is here, so it’s time to make smart choices related to your money to help yourself in the future. I will be sharing three things to do over summer to prepare yourself financially for next year.   1. Search for a summer job. Not only could this be a great way to […]

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Why You Should Take Summer Classes

Hey, current and future Pointers! I hope you’re having a great vacation so far! Today, I wanted to talk to you about why you should take summer classes. This summer will be my first-time taking summer courses, so I am excited to tell you about the benefits that come with summer classes.   It allows […]

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We Asked YOU Answered! – Student Highlights of the Semester!

Congratulations, you made it through the semester! The snow is finally gone and the sun is fighting its way through to greet us with summer vacation. Another year has gone by, which means the end of some of our favorite events and opportunities. What better way to end the semester than to hear from the […]

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