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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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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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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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Pointer Family Q&A: Transitioning to College

UW-Stevens Point student Val Every and her mom recently interviewed each other about their experiences during Val’s transition from high school senior to first-year college student. Val, now a sophomore at UWSP, and her mom also shared how their relationship has changed over time. Question 1 Were you ready for Val to move away and why? Mom: […]

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