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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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Scholarships, Scholarships, Scholarships!

Hello, Pointers! Scholarship season is starting soon! While you may not have thought about filling out applications yet, it’s best if you start early. Below are several options on how to find scholarships and some helpful tips:   Scholarships Available Through UW-Stevens Point First-year and transfer scholarships are for new students applying for admission into […]

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Backpack Essentials of Every College Student

Ever wonder what you should pack in your backpack each day for class? After attending the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point for a couple years, I’ve narrowed down some essential items that I never forget to bring to class.   Umbrella: This item is at the top of the list since it’s the most essential item […]

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Homecoming 2018: Event Schedule

Things Students Can Do During Homecoming Pointers, mark your calendars for #UWSPhomecoming! October 15 through October 21, the UW-Stevens Point community will be celebrate everything it means to be a Pointer. The university will welcome back alumni, host the homecoming football game and have activities all weeklong that students should participate in! Here are four […]

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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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