Tag Archives: first-year student tips

6 Ways To Prepare For The Spring Semester

Mai La Yang has six ways for Pointers to prepare for the spring semester.

I hope you’re enjoying winter break, Pointers! I know it seems too soon to think about next semester, but now is a good time to plan ahead. When winter break is done, the new semester will be here!

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5 Tips For Mastering Finals Week

Anyon Rettinger gives five tips to master your final exams at UW-Stevens Point this semester.

Surviving finals week is more than doable, and you don’t have to be stressed. I will give you five tips for sanely mastering the finals week experience. It’s all about perspective and a little tactful planning.

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GradReady: Money Management

Financial aid blogger Kaitlyn Keech shares tips on money management she's learned through GradReady.

For those who missed my last post, GradReady is 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.

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Personal And Professional Development Through Travel

Anyon Rettinger shares his experiences joining campus organizations at UW-Stevens Point and traveling to student conferences across the nation.

Join clubs and organizations, and travel with them to conferences and conventions. You can expand your horizons professionally and network, while exploring a new place. I am so thankful I chose UW-Stevens Point because I really feel like I have learned so much and am ready to take on the world after college.

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Questing For A Job

Mai La Yang shares how to access and use Quest, a search tool for finding student jobs both on and off campus.

You can use Quest to help guide you in finding jobs on campus, off campus, or around the Stevens Point-Plover area!

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