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Freshman Year Survival Tip #1: Essential Packing List

Written by    Jun 7, 2018

If you’re about to enter your first year of college, you (like all of us older students once did) will probably find yourself wondering what to pack if you will be living in an on-campus residence hall.  Though every student will differ in packing needs and preferences, I’ve prepared a list of some items that I personally found very helpful throughout my first year here […]

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3.5 Months of Summer??

Written by    May 24, 2018

Summer in college is definitely quite different than in high school — in more ways than one, I might add. Most notably, though, is the duration of a college summer break. Unlike in high school, where districts only have about two months off, a college summer is the length of an entire semester (hence the name “Summer Term”). What are you going to do with […]

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Freshman Year Recap

Written by    May 1, 2018

Wow!  A year has gone by already!  It is super crazy to think about how quickly time goes by — after all, it feels like just yesterday that I moved into my residence hall.  Before I completely leave my freshman year in the memory books, I want to take a moment to review some of the most important lessons that I have taken away from […]

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Attention Aspiring Teachers: This Class is For You!!

Written by    May 1, 2018

With another semester under our belts and autumn looming much closer than you think, it is never too early to start thinking about classes to take in future terms.  For the past few months, I’ve had the true pleasure to participate in one of the most impactful courses of my college career: ESCE 2189S, otherwise known as the First Education Experience Program (FEEP).  This is […]

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Money-Saving Tip #3: Student Employment!

Written by    Apr 10, 2018

Regardless of your year in school, your age, or your background, there are some awesome universal ways in which we can all save money when it comes to paying for a college education. So, in order to better prepare us all for the expenses to come with future semesters, I’ve started this new blog series to help the average college student save money on their tuition bill and […]

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Money-Saving Tip #2: Financial Aid

Written by    Mar 26, 2018

Regardless of your year in school, your age, or your background, there are some awesome universal ways in which we can all save money when it comes to paying for a college education. So, in order to better prepare us all for the expenses to come with future semesters, I’ve started this new blog series to help the average college student save money on their tuition bill and […]

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Money-Saving Tip #1: Textbooks

Written by    Mar 8, 2018

Regardless of your year in school, your age, or your background, there are some awesome universal ways in which we can all save money when it comes to paying for a college education. So, in order to better prepare us all for the expenses to come with future semesters, I’ve started this new blog series to help the average college student save money on their tuition bill and […]

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There’s More to College Than GPA

Written by    Feb 1, 2018

If you’re anything like me, grades are probably pretty important to you. Ever since grade school, I always find myself trying to get the highest score on every assignment that I can; grades have always mattered a great deal to me. But, over the course of my time at OSU so far, I’ve come to realize something: grades aren’t everything. There are so many opportunities […]

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Don’t Fear Your Major

Written by    Feb 1, 2018

I want to take a minute to reach out to those with the “less popular” majors. You know who you are. There aren’t too many others that I know who at OSU studying English Education, which can be pretty intimidating sometimes. I’ll never forget the moment at Convocation where my college (Education and Human Ecology) was announced and the applause was barely audible; it used […]

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Surviving the First Semester: Advice from an OSU Freshman

Written by    Jan 2, 2018

Although August seems to be just yesterday, the reality of the matter is that Autumn semester has come and gone, leaving freshmen such as myself with a lot to look back upon. While I still have 3.5 years to go at The Ohio State University, I want to take a moment to share some of my biggest tips for success as a new freshman.   “Tacky” […]

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