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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 »

Financial Aid – FAFSA

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You applied for college and got accepted into the school you wanted! (Hooray!) Your next thought: how am I supposed to pay for this? That is where the FAFSA can help. FAFSA stands for: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Filing the FAFSA can lessen the financial burden of paying for your college education. You… Read more »

How to Know if a College is “The One” for You

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Happy Valentine’s Day! In the spirit of the holiday, we thought we’d share a few ways you can find out if a college is the right “one” for you! A lot of times you may hear people say, “I go to UW Oshkosh because it just felt right.” For someone who is trying to find… Read more »

Differences Between High School and College

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Hello and happy February! Today our blog is actually part of another blog that we posted on YouTube! If you are looking at this blog because of the video — yay! If you haven’t seen the video yet, I highly recommend you check that out either right now or immediately after reading this blog. Here… Read more »

UW Oshkosh Winter Interim!

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Hello again everyone! Today I wanted to tell you about UW Oshkosh’s three-week interim. Don’t know what interim is? That’s OK — I didn’t last year either until I started scheduling my classes. But it’s really quite cool! So I wanted to give you some information on what it is and why you should think… Read more »

My Media Photo II Portfolio

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If you’ve read my bio or liked my facebook page you would know that one of my passions is photography. (And if you haven’t seen either of those things… well… now you know!) Anyway, a few weeks ago UW Oshkosh had finals. Each class does something different for finals… it doesn’t always have to be… Read more »

Things to do before you graduate: My UW Oshkosh Bucket List

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Your time at college can fly by and before you know it you’re one week from graduation (or one day, if you’re graduating tomorrow!) wishing you had more time to take advantage of the college experience. If you want to make the best of your years at UW Oshkosh, it helps to plan ahead! So,… 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: A Perfect Fit

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It was a cold day in Wisconsin when I first arrived at the UW Oshkosh campus… -10 degrees to be exact. When I arrived in the Admissions office I was wearing enough layers to dress more than five people. It wasn’t the most glamorous look — but it wasn’t a choice I regretted. Other than… Read more »