Tag Archives: first-year tips

How to Keep Your Wallet Happy Over Summer Break

Financial Aid Office blogger Kaitlyn Keech gives three tips for managing money this summer.

Hi, Pointers! Summer is approaching fast. With about three months of break, there’s plenty of time to make smart financial choices to help yourself in the future. Today, I will be sharing three things to do over summer to prepare yourself financially for next year:

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Why choose UW-Stevens Point?

Mai La Yang gives seven reasons to choose UW-Stevens Point.

As the end of the year draws near, high school seniors are preparing to bid farewell and get ready for the college adventure. I can understand choosing between colleges can be difficult, but here are seven reasons you should think about choosing the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point…

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Important Dates You Need to Know in 2017

Financial Aid Office blogger Kaitlyn Keech shares dates and info for new and returning Pointers to mark on their calendars.

Financial Aid Office blogger Kaitlyn shares dates and info for new and returning Pointers to mark on their calendars.

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3 Reasons to Consider Taking an Online Summer Course

Mikayla Jankowski shares her experience taking online summer courses at UW-Stevens Point.

Signing up for summer and fall classes is just around the corner! I’m sure some of you are wondering if it would be beneficial to take summer courses at UW-Stevens Point. I took a summer course online last year and was able to complete the course in a couple of weeks, while also working at a summer job. Speaking from experience, here are my top three reasons to consider taking online summer courses…

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Landing Your First Grown-Up Job

I am no expert on landing your first job, but I hope some of the things I have done so far will help me in the future. Throughout high school and college, people have told me to do so many different things in order to get the job I want someday. Here are (in my opinion) four of the best things to do to land your first job after graduation:

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