Tag Archives: student tips

FASFA Tips

By: Brie Atwater It’s time to go through something that can seem even scarier than navigating through a haunted house—FAFSA! The thought of filling it out may be daunting, but the financial aid you’ll receive throughout college is worth it. FAFSA becomes available Oct.1, the minute spooky season begins, but filling it out doesn’t have to be! The best part is that […]

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Study Tips for a Successful Semester

The start of the semester always brings fun new challenges and figuring out new processes, especially for studying. Today, I’m bringing you my top study tips to make this semester go smoothly. Remove the distractions. Unplug from your devices.  I’ve had a bad habit of playing Netflix, texting people back and searching Facebook while trying to […]

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The Difference Between the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and the Student Financial Services Office

Let’s be honest, having such similar titles for these two offices can be confusing, especially on where to go for answers to certain questions. Due to the fact that I work in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, I feel I have a fairly good idea on where to go. For other students, it could […]

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The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships: A Student Employee’s Perspective

I think everyone struggles when asking important questions to authority figures. I especially felt that way when I would visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to talk about my financial aid offer. Now that I am currently employed in this office as a work-study student, I have a different view. Spring semester, I […]

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Fun Things to do in Stevens Point Over the Summer

?: @alyssamvrie (on Instagram)   Hey Pointers! Happy summer! I’m excited to bring you this blog about fun summer activities you can do in Stevens Point. I was born and raised here in Stevens Point, so here are a few of my favorite things.   Belts’ Soft Serve This is by far my favorite spot in […]

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