Tag Archives: first-year tips

How to Succeed in Your Spring Semester

Mikayla Jankowski gives tips for Pointers returning to campus this semester.

After a long winter break, getting back into the swing of things can be difficult. Coming back from my first winter break was hard. After being off for about a month, it was weird to get back into the swing of the things. It took me a little over a week to feel like I […]

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Transferring to UWSP?

Mikayla Jankowski shares advice for students transferring to UW-Stevens Point.

As a transfer student myself, I remember feeling nervous to join a different campus. But when I became acquainted with UW-Stevens Point, it became my second home. Transferring in as a junior can be hard – people have made their friends, joined groups, and now you have to start all over. Here are a few tips for […]

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Tips for Setting and Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution

Alyssa Deem provides tips for setting and achieving 2017 goals.

Every year we make the same old resolutions to get better grades, lose weight, eat healthier, or some other general resolution. But how many of us actually attain those goals? This year, let’s make a change. Choose a resolution you are extremely passionate about and instead of having multiple, just pick one resolution to focus […]

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How to Pack for Winter Break

Val Every gives advice on packing for winter break.

Congrats, UW-Stevens Point students! You made it through the first semester of the 2016-2017 school year. Now it is time for many of us to head home for our month-long break, which everyone not in college is jealous of! However, this long break can pose a bit of a problem: what to bring home for […]

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Procrastinating Pointers

Chloe Wiersma shares her picks for gifts from the university store.

As you wrap up your semester and prepare for winter break, don’t forget to stock up on a few gifts for the people who made this semester jollier. And where’s a better place for a Pointer to pick up a gift than UW-Stevens Point’s University Store? Located in the Dreyfus University Center, the University Store […]

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