Tag Archives: first-year students

The Difference Between the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and the Student Financial Services Office

Let’s be honest, having such similar titles for these two offices can be confusing, especially on where to go for answers to certain questions. Due to the fact that I work in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, I feel I have a fairly good idea on where to go. For other students, it could […]

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Welcome Week Fall 2019

Welcome Pointers! The summer has been a blast—binging the latest Netflix shows, tanning by the pool and sleeping in until who knows when. Now, stores are officially being stocked with fresh school supplies and the cute boots you didn’t get last fall are calling your name for the start of classes. Welcome week is just […]

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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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Fun Things to do in Stevens Point Over the Summer

?: @alyssamvrie (on Instagram)   Hey Pointers! Happy summer! I’m excited to bring you this blog about fun summer activities you can do in Stevens Point. I was born and raised here in Stevens Point, so here are a few of my favorite things.   Belts’ Soft Serve This is by far my favorite spot in […]

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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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