Posts Categorized: Tips & Advice

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 »

Oshkosh Radio Station Listing

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The one thing that people often overlook when traveling are the radio stations available in certain areas. How many times have you been driving on the highway jamming out to one of your favorite songs when a static noise overtakes the beat of the song and you realize the signal for the station was lost?… Read more »

The Undecided Major: Tips for picking a major at UW Oshkosh

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One of questions that you will probably get when talking about going to college is: “What are you majoring in?” For some people, this question is a no brainer, but for others there may be a little more hesitation. If you’re undecided about a major, don’t fret! About 1/3 of incoming freshman are undecided and… Read more »

It’s as easy as 1 – 2 – 3: How to find scholarships

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According to dictionary.com, a scholarship is “a sum of money or other aid granted to a student, because of merit, need, etc., to pursue his or her studies.” Of course it’s not like someone is just going to hand you money… You have to put in a little legwork. For example, most of the time you’ll do some sort of scholarship essay or project. But it’s worth it because it helps pay for college tuition… Read more »