Posts By: beckea88

What’s in my backpack?

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My Backpack

It seems like you never leave your room without your backpack in college. It holds important books, assignments and schedules. When it rains, you hold the umbrella over your backpack… not yourself. Though you’ve lugged one with you since you were five years old, this object now distinguishes you and marks you as “a college… Read more »

10 Pieces of Advice That Will Help You in College

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So, a bunch of my friends are graduating from high school soon and I wrote up these tips on cards to share with them. Then I realized that they were actually pretty helpful overall. So I hope you enjoy! Al’s College Advice Get Ear Plugs. Residence Halls aren’t the same as your room at home. And… Read more »

What Computer Should I Purchase for UW Oshkosh?

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Computers. One of the most frustrating – yet wonderful – things ever invented. Ironically, I’m not the most tech-savvy so it’s fun that I still get to write this blog on computers. But, to be honest, that might kind of helpful. If you know a lot about computers, it might not be as awe-inspiring, but… Read more »

Deciding on a Major and a College

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Decisions. We make them all the time. To wake up or stay asleep? To eat pizza or get ice cream? To go to college or pursue another passion after high school? The right decision varies depending on the person.. the situation.. the consequences.. and some decisions can be really tough. For example, how in the… Read more »

Scholarships: How to find, complete and get them!

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  One of the biggest concerns students have about going to college is money. How are you going to pay for it? I mean, financial aid can help — but what if you need more than that? Or just want fewer loans? That’s where scholarships come in! Scholarships are aid for college that vary in… Read more »

My first semester at UW Oshkosh = Win.

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It’s hard to believe the end of my first semester of college is right around the corner. Over the past three months, I’ve created unforgettable memories, gained confidence and made lifelong friendships. Like many other freshmen, this was my first experience living in a new town and being independent. I remember crying as I hugged… Read more »

Why I chose UWO! (And still love it.)

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Why did I choose The University Of Wisconsin Oshkosh? Did I make the “right” choice? Do I love every second of college life? Have I found activities I love participating in? YES! I chose the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh for a variety of reasons. I went on three campus tours my junior year in search… Read more »