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Preview Days vs. Individual Appointments

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So you’ve decided you want to check out UW Oshkosh — but where do you start? There are two main ways you can explore UWO and what we have to offer: Preview Days and campus visits. The experiences are different, so choosing one depends on what you’re looking to get out of your day. If… Read more »

12 Ways to Get Ready for College While You’re Still in High School

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When you’re in high school, college can feel pretty far away. You might not think what you do now will really matter once it finally comes time to start looking into colleges, but that’s not the case! Prepping for college while you’re in high school isn’t just about getting good grades, either — now is the… Read more »

Admissions Timeline: How to Stay on Track

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Choosing a college is a much different experience compared to just about any other decision you’ve probably made so far. It involves a lot of research, deliberation and follow-up tasks that can sometimes sneak up on you. Think back to another big purchase or decision you’ve made — maybe, say, buying a cell phone. You probably did… Read more »

Connecting with #UWOshkosh on Social Media

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These days, you might find it hard to go more than a few hours — who am I kidding — a few minutes without tweeting, hashtagging, posting selfies or scrolling through various social media apps to see what all your friends are up to. But here’s a tip: You can put your social media skills to… Read more »

5 Reasons Why Campus Visits Are Important

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When you’re considering colleges, you have a lot of things to keep in mind to ultimately help you decide on a university that’s the best fit for you. It’s a really big decision! So why wouldn’t you do everything you can to make that decision a little easier for yourself? That’s where campus visits come… Read more »

14 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About College

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As a high school student, there are some things you may already know about college: there is more freedom, the classes are harder, you’ll meet a lot of cool new people, etc. But there are some things that you definitely need to know that you might not have even realized you needed to know! That’s… Read more »

8 Tips for Rocking Your Application Essay

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Filling out college applications can be a little nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t know how to structure your personal essay or have no idea what to say. If you’re uneasy about creating the best possible personal essay to help you get into the college of your dreams, I’m here to help! I talked to the… Read more »

UWO Bookstore Guide: Finding Your Textbooks

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With summer halfway over (what?!) and the fall semester approaching quickly, now is the best time to start looking for and purchasing your textbooks! Here is a short step-by-step guide to finding your books. Before you get started, you’ll want to make sure you have the following items handy: Your TitanCard. You’ll need the 16-digit… Read more »

College Vocab List – Learn the Lingo

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Preparing to enter college can be a bit scary in itself, then tack on being faced with a whole new set of vocab and you might feel really lost. But don’t worry! I’m here to help you sort through all these new words so you can easily navigate your way through the world of college lingo…. Read more »

UWO Admissions Graduates Q and A

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        This spring, we had to say goodbye to three of our awesome student employees. We interviewed each of them to see what their plans are for after graduation, what their favorite memories of UW Oshkosh are and more. Check it out and help us wish them all the best in their… Read more »