Tag Archives: student life

Balancing Classes and a Job

Hey, Pointers! It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of the semester! As a senior here at UW-Stevens Point, I know all too well the hectic schedules of college students. Currently, I’m a full-time student, working two part-time jobs, and doing volunteer and advocacy work for local and national organizations. Balancing classes, volunteering, and […]

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Reflecting on My First Year as a Transfer Student

Freshmen year of college can be nerve-wracking. Learning to live on your own, making new friends and adjusting to college life is challenging in a new, unfamiliar place. After the end of my freshmen year, I was relieved I never had to go through that again—then I decided to transfer colleges. For my first two […]

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How to Survive Morning and Night Classes

Throughout your time in college, it’s almost impossible to avoid morning and night classes. It’s important to attend these classes, even when you’re tired or hungry. Finding ways to make these classes a bit more interesting makes for an easier semester.   Sit in front of the class. Although many students, including me, dread sitting […]

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Did You Know? 5 Hidden Gems in the University Centers

Do you want to be a model? Or someone who influences decisions for student life? Perhaps an investigator adventuring into secret tunnels? Or maybe even just a student snagging the best deals? Events, fundraisers, clubs and job postings are almost on every wall you see in the buildings. After some time, we ignore the collage […]

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Tips for Living off Campus

As many of you are probably aware, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point requires students to live in the residence halls for the first two years of their college experience. The University makes some exceptions for students who plan on living with their parents and commuting to class within a 40 mile radius of Stevens Point. […]

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