Tag Archives: first-year tips

5 Things You Should Know About the FAFSA

Kaitlyn Keech shares five things to know about the FAFSA for students and parents.

It’s that time of year again, Pointers! With the holiday season just around the corner, and maybe a little more free time, let’s not forget about adding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to your to-do list. If you haven’t started it yet, the FAFSA can be completed online here. Five things you […]

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Winter Is Coming

Val Every provides tips for Pointers braving a Wisconsin winter at UW-Stevens Point.

As the end of the semester draws near, winter is on it’s way at UW-Stevens Point. While many students here have survived a Wisconsin winter before, I have some reminders for students braving the cold in the heart of the state – especially if this is your first UWSP winter. Mittens are a must With frigid […]

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Are Winterim Courses Right for You?

It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about the holidays. I’m talking about registration! While you were planning for your spring semester at UW-Stevens Point, you may have seen reminders here and there about Winterim courses as well. You may even be planning on taking a few. If you’re considering taking a […]

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3 Important Takeaways From Student Org Trips

Recently, I went on a trip to Indianapolis to attend the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference with UW-Stevens Point’s PRSSA Chapter. Before going on the trip I was excited, but I also had no idea what to expect. I was new to the organization and had never been to its national […]

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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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