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100 Thoughts Students Have Before Coming to UW Oshkosh

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1. OMG I’m accepted. OMGOMGOMG. *Instagrams acceptance letter* *Tweets* *Updates Facebook status* *tweets again* *happily sobs* 2. Does this mean I have to submit my FAFSA now? 3. What is FAFSA? 4. Where do I find a FAFSA? 5. OK this FAFSA thing is wayyyyy too confusing. Maybe I’ll just pass on this college thing… Read more »

50 Things I Learned About College my Freshman Year

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Student-submitted guest blog by Dana G. Knowing what to expect from your freshman year can be tricky. You hear things from friends, family and classmates… but ultimately, your experience is going to be your own. You make your own decisions and live your own life. As my first year at Oshkosh draws to a close,… Read more »

UWO Entertainment: Titan Nights

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One of the most common questions we get on tour is: “What is there to do at UW Oshkosh?” Entertainment is really important — I get that — I don’t like to be bored either! So, since I’ve been around for a while and know a thing or two about some of the many fun… Read more »

Tips and Information Regarding the FAFSA and Financial Aid

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Figuring out how to pay for college can be stressful, but there are different options available to help you out. One of the most important options is to apply for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Your FAFSA information is delivered to your university — in this case, UW Oshkosh… Read more »

10 Ways to Meet New Friends in 2014

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Whether it’s your first, second or eighth semester on campus, you can always meet new people! With a campus population of about 13,500, you’re bound to find people who share the same interests as you. “But Sherry…” you say, “I already have friends!” … Well, make some more! You can never have too many friends… Read more »

5 Ways to Get Ready to Be a Titan

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It’s official: the spring semester is finally here at UW Oshkosh – much like it is for high schools everywhere!  And, as is tradition at the start of a new year, you’ve probably added a few “resolutions” to your to-do list. (Hopefully you’re still hanging in there a month in!!) But, with the start of… Read more »

UW Oshkosh Homecoming 2013

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Well hello again everyone! My name is Andre and I’m a sophomore majoring in Human Services Leadership and I also play basketball here at UWO. I’m from Sun Prairie, which is literally five minutes from Madison. I did some blogs last year and I’m back at it again. So, last week was homecoming. And I… Read more »

10 Tips for Your Freshman Year

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Hey everyone! My name is Andre and I’m entering into the last few days of my freshman year at UWO. Now that the school year is almost over, I’ve been thinking back on the year and realizing that there were some things that I wish I had done to make my first year here on campus… Read more »

Filling out the FAFSA form

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You applied for college and got accepted into your top choices!! Congrats! The next thing that comes to your mind: how am I going to pay for this? That is where the FAFSA may be helpful. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. More than 70% of students that attend UW Oshkosh get… Read more »

Second Semester at UWO

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I hope things are going well with everyone! Second semester started at UW Oshkosh, so students are trying to get back into their routines. The biggest struggle for me is waking up for my morning classes. For the last month the only things I had to worry about were playing basketball, eating and sleeping. So… Read more »