Tag Archives: first-year tips

The A to Z of College

I have learned a variety of things in college I wish I had known coming in. I wish I had been prepared for how much I was going to change, how much I needed to be patient, and to ask more questions. Here is an A-to-Z list of some of the advice I have found useful […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of 8 a.m.’s

If there is one thing college students complain about most, it’s how tired they are. And one big contributor of this (at least for me) is the fact that I have to get up for my 8 a.m. classes almost every morning of the school week. To get you through your 8 a.m.’s here are […]

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5 Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

If you’re anything like me, you probably spend a little too much time on Instagram. I’m constantly looking for new accounts to follow and ones that are going to grab my interest as a college student. So here it is! I’ve rounded up five Instagram accounts every Pointer (or future Pointer!) should follow:     […]

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How to Save Space in Your Room

Moving into a residence hall room and learning to share your space with a roommate is one challenge itself, but getting your stuff organized in an accessible manner is another. For students living in the residence halls on campus at UW-Stevens Point, it is important to find every way to save space and maximize it. I […]

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7 Things to Add to Your First-Year Bucket List

Before you come to UW-Stevens Point, I am sure you will have created a first-year “bucket list” that you want to accomplish. As a sophomore at UWSP, here are some of my suggestions for things you should add to your bucket list:   Go to multiple sporting events. I would recommend that you go to at least one athletic event […]

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