Posts Tagged: tips

What Computer Should I Purchase for UW Oshkosh?

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Computers. One of the most frustrating – yet wonderful – things ever invented. Ironically, I’m not the most tech-savvy so it’s fun that I still get to write this blog on computers. But, to be honest, that might kind of helpful. If you know a lot about computers, it might not be as awe-inspiring, but… Read more »

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 »

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 »

What Freshman 15? Check Out our Awesome Fitness Center

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In my last blog I gave you some advice on how to eat on campus. But you can’t forget the physical fitness aspect. At UW Oshkosh we are very lucky to have the Student Recreation and Wellness Center: an awesome facility – FREE for students – that offers tons of equipment, fitness programs, a rock… Read more »

I’m off to Texas for the summer!

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Well, the semester is over and people are talking about their summer plans. What does summer hold for me? I am off to Austin, Texas for an internship with the Austin Humane Society doing video production. I am super jazzed! I get to combine my passion for animals with my major of Radio/TV/Film—it’s going to… 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 »

ABC’s of the Admissions Blog

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Drumroll please. On behalf of all the student bloggers, I am pleased to introduce our brand new Admissions Blog.  Since we’re starting from scratch, we thought it’d be a good idea to start with the basics about our blog… and what is more basic than the ABC’s? A-dvice. Look no further for tips and advice… Read more »