Tag Archives: first-year student tips

Did You Know? 5 Hidden Gems in the University Centers

Do you want to be a model? Or someone who influences decisions for student life? Perhaps an investigator adventuring into secret tunnels? Or maybe even just a student snagging the best deals? Events, fundraisers, clubs and job postings are almost on every wall you see in the buildings. After some time, we ignore the collage […]

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Scholarships, Scholarships, Scholarships!

Hello, Pointers! Scholarship season is starting soon! While you may not have thought about filling out applications yet, it’s best if you start early. Below are several options on how to find scholarships and some helpful tips:   Scholarships Available Through UW-Stevens Point First-year and transfer scholarships are for new students applying for admission into […]

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Backpack Essentials of Every College Student

Ever wonder what you should pack in your backpack each day for class? After attending the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point for a couple years, I’ve narrowed down some essential items that I never forget to bring to class.   Umbrella: This item is at the top of the list since it’s the most essential item […]

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FAFSA Tips and Tricks!

Hi, Pointers! It’s October, and that means it is time to start filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year! I’ve gathered a few tips and tricks to help you complete it successfully. The FAFSA can be completed online here. In addition, there is now a mobile app, […]

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Things I’ve Learned My First Year of College

It’s no surprise that life in high school is very different than life in college. Students in college have more free time, independence but are held at higher expectations academically. It’s important to start off the new semester on the right foot, so you will have a seamless next couple of years. As a junior […]

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