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Hello from the other side (Tales from an alumnus)

Written by    May 11, 2016

On Sunday I graduated from the greatest university in the world. It was such a bittersweet day because though I am leaving the place that has been home for the past four years, I know that I am now a Buckeye for Life. When I first came to Ohio State I cried every single day of my first semester. I didn’t know anybody here, I […]

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Academics, Advice, Columbus, Events, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, The Future, Travel, Why Ohio State?

Advice to my first year self

Written by    Apr 25, 2016

As I complete my senior year I am getting more nostalgic and sentimental each day. Reminiscing about the last four years, I have been asking my fellow seniors what they wish they would have known as first-year students. Here are some of their responses…

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Advice, Personal, Student Life

Hidden Gem Resources

Written by    Apr 5, 2016

You have probably heard about utilizing your resident advisor, checking out books from Thompson Library, and going to the Student Involvement Fair, but how many of the following hidden gem resources have you heard of or used?

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Academics, Advice, Campus Life, Student Life, Student orgs, Studying, Textbooks, University Housing

Honors vs. Scholars

Written by    Mar 23, 2016

One of the most common questions I get on tour is “What the heck is the difference between Honors and Scholars?” I am here to make sure you future Buckeyes don’t have the same confusion they do. If you’re still confused after reading, leave questions in the comments below!   I’ll begin with Scholars There are 17 programs to choose from, ranging from International Affairs […]

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OUAB Appreciation Post

Written by    Feb 16, 2016

I just want to take a hot second to show my love for the events that OUAB (Ohio Union Activities Board) brings to campus. After 3.5 years here I have met dozens of celebrities, and below are just a few of my favorites. I’m not in OUAB so this isn’t a plug for my own benefit, but be sure to check our their upcoming events […]

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Events, Student Life, Student orgs

I Love to Hate Syllabus Week

Written by    Jan 15, 2016

Syllabus week is the first week of school back from break where you go to your classes for the first time, learn about the assignments and exams the class will have, and start to get a rhythm down for the semester. Most students love syllabus week because there isn’t usually much to do besides figure out where your classes are. I, however, dread it.

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Academics, Campus Life, Classes, Schedules, Stress, Student Life, Studying

Why Ohio State?

Written by    Dec 14, 2015

The only question that I seem to answer on every tour I give to future students is “Why did you choose Ohio State? What made this school feel like home?” And this is what I tell them.

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Advice, Author, Campus Life, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, Why Ohio State?

Stephanie’s Interview Series: President of a student organization

Written by    Dec 3, 2015

Next up in the interview series is senior Emmi Banner from Cincinnati, Ohio! Emmi is a Marketing and German major and will be working full time with P&G after graduation. She serves as the President of AKPsi (Alpha Kappa Psi), a co-ed business fraternity in the Fisher College of Business.

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Personal, Student Life, Student orgs, The Future

Stephanie’s Interview Series: Club Sports

Written by    Nov 24, 2015

Next up in the Interview Series is First Year Julia Fletcher from Libertyville, IL. Julia is a Marketing and Logistics major who plays on the club water polo team. Hear how she got involved with club sports in just her first semester on campus!

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Athletics, Author, Campus Life, fitness, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, Student orgs

Stephanie’s Interview Series: Study Abroad

Written by    Nov 20, 2015

For the next couple of blogs I will be interviewing Ohio State students about some of their best experiences during their time here! First up is Jay Seetharaman, a senior Public Affairs and Economics major from Solon, Ohio. He is spending his senior year studying at the London School of Economics. Hear what he has to say about his experiences across the pond!

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Academics, Classes, Home, Study Abroad, Travel