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Wisconsin Covenant Program

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Think way back to the eighth grade. Do you recall signing the Wisconsin Covenant? Well before you answer yes or no, let me refresh your memory as to what the Wisconsin Covenant is and whether it pertains to you. So… what is it? The Wisconsin Covenant is an initiative that was started by Governor Jim… Read more »

Placement Testing

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Placement tests. Yes. (I don’t think I need to provide any more of an intro than that.) If you’re planning on attending UW Oshkosh, you’re required to take placement tests in the areas of English and math. There is an optional foreign language test that you can take for French, German or Spanish. The whole… 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 »

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 »