Tag Archives: first-year tips

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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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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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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