Tag Archives: Future Pointers

FAFSA Tips and Tricks!

Hi, Pointers! It’s October, and that means it is time to start filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year! I’ve gathered a few tips and tricks to help you complete it successfully. The FAFSA can be completed online here. In addition, there is now a mobile app, […]

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Things I’ve Learned My First Year of College

It’s no surprise that life in high school is very different than life in college. Students in college have more free time, independence but are held at higher expectations academically. It’s important to start off the new semester on the right foot, so you will have a seamless next couple of years. As a junior […]

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4 Favorite Study Spots on Campus

Finding a perfect study spot is important when trying to ace your next quiz or exam! Below is a list of my four favorite study spots on campus! 1. Schmeekle Reserve One of the best spots for studying is on the Schmeekle Reserve. With over 5 miles of trails, a billion and one trees, and […]

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New Semester, New Changes: University Centers Updates

Fresh textbooks, sharpened pencils, brewed coffee and class schedules. Looks like the start of the new semester has begun. Say goodbye to the summer days because it’s time to get back in gear. First thing’s first – a lot can happen in the span of three months, and for the University Centers – a lot […]

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Alumni Advice for First-Year Students

As someone who is a senior in college, I understand the intimidation of coming to a university for the first time. Although it may seem a little scary now, it definitely gets easier with time and family/friend support. To make it even easier, the UW-Stevens Point Alumni Association has gathered the best advice taken straight […]

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