Tag Archives: first-year tips

How to Make the Most of Your First Week at UWSP

Sophomore Mai La Yang shares ways to make the most of your first week on campus.

The first week of college can be nerve-wracking when you don’t know anyone on campus yet and are far from home. But there’s nothing to fear, Pointers! Get to know the campus and our community more by following these tips to become more comfortable at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point:

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What to Pack For Your First Semester of College (And What to Leave Home)

Mai La Yang gives tips on what you need - and what you don't - in the res halls this fall.

You know school is right around the corner when every store you walk into has that giant “Back to School” sign hanging from the ceiling. The feeling of summer is coming to an end, and now it’s time to put our thinking caps back on. To help you get back into gear for the start of the new school year, here’s a list of what you should pack – and not pack – with you for school.

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6 Registration and Course Tips for New Pointers

Mai La Yang shares six registration and course tips for new Pointers.

Mai La Yang shares tips for new Pointers registering for classes in the fall: “Time flies when you’re here, so have fun and don’t be too hard on yourself. Good luck to the new admitted students, and welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point!”

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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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