Posts Tagged: college

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 »

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 »

Songs to get you PUMPED for UW Oshkosh

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College is coming up and it’s about time you start getting ready. Now I’m not talking about getting ready in the packing and planning sense. I’m talking about getting yourself psyched. You’re going to UW Oshkosh soon, so it’s time to turn up the volume and pump the jams! You may say to yourself, “I… Read more »

Energy Drinks: Time Savers or Wasters?

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How is it possible to manage everything that accompanies college like classes, homework, clubs, intramurals and a social life?  Many college students ask themselves this very question. The consensus? There just aren’t enough hours in the day. So they start cutting into the night hours. Instead of sleep, students end up cracking open the energy… Read more »

Tips for getting your books without going broke

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Many of us get a little worried about how we’re going to pay tuition each semester. We might pick up extra hours at our jobs, cut back on late night Jimmy John’s or rent movies rather than go to the movie theatre. But one thing we often forget during our saving is the cost of… Read more »

What Hollywood taught me about college…

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Movies offer a lot more than a couple hours of entertainment. They offer valuable life advice, especially for college students. Don’t believe me? Check out some of my all-time favorite movie quotes… complete with my personal explanation of how these offer solid advice for you in your college experience. “’Sometimes when the crew is up… Read more »