Posts Tagged: UW Oshkosh

UW Oshkosh Homecoming 2013

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Well hello again everyone! My name is Andre and I’m a sophomore majoring in Human Services Leadership and I also play basketball here at UWO. I’m from Sun Prairie, which is literally five minutes from Madison. I did some blogs last year and I’m back at it again. So, last week was homecoming. And I… Read more »

ABCs of Parking at UW Oshkosh

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Hello Everyone! Here is our follow up blog to Nathan’s Vblog on parking at UW Oshkosh. For those of you who are thinking about bringing your car to campus while living in the residence halls or simply by commuting to class, here are my ABC’s of parking at UW Oshkosh. A lways come early when… Read more »

How to Successfully Manage a Part-time Job as a College Student

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One large hurdle for many college students is how to pay for school. Between student loans, scholarships and grants you may still need or want a little extra cash. One way to earn that cash is to have a part-time job while you’re in school. In 2011 more than 79 percent of students worked part-time… Read more »

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 »

Things to Do on Spring Break at UW Oshkosh

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It’s that wonderful time of the year when it’s seven weeks into the semester and we get a week off! That’s right, it’s SPRING BREAK 2012!!!! The great thing about spring break this year is that it is actually warm outside. I know, surprising for Wisconsin. If you’re like Nathan and I and decided to… 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 »

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 »