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Rigoberto Amaya's picture

First Year Academic Advice

Getting used to university level academics can be challenging, however, the hardest part about it is the fact that you have been given a whole lot of freedom in a place that can have many distractions so actually finding the time to study is hard...
An Le's picture

How does a chemistry introduction course at the U look like?

College in America can be hard to imagine for international students. Is college hard? Will I be able to make friends? How is the dorm life like? The question list can keep going on and on. To help solve the mystery about college, I am writing to...
Uyen Dang's picture

Transfer Application done! What's next?

Good job on getting those applications done! Now while waiting for the result, you may be wondering what to prepare as an international transfer student. Let me give you some advice, and most of my suggestion will be highly applicable to those who...
Pallavi Janiani's picture

Interesting classes you do not want to miss!

While registering for classes you will have a lot to choose from- courses required for your major , liberal education requirements and so on. As a freshman, you may take classes with 200 students in them, thus making it tougher to have discussions...
Melissa Koe's picture

Volunteering

If volunteering is your thing, the U has a center dedicated specifically to doing community work! The Center for Community-Engaged Learning provides a lot of information for potential and current volunteers and lists organizations that partner with...
Jackie Wang's picture

Unpaid Internship Experience (No Working Visa Required)

Unpaid Internship Experience This semester I was fortunate enough to receive an offer to work in a non-profit organization called Wishes & More. The application process was fairly easy. Two days after I emailed my Cover Letter and Resume to them...
Adrian Rong Qian Pang's picture

Fun Courses at the U

One of the go-to-brag-about perks of studying at the U is definitely the fun courses this insitution has offered. They are often one of the primary wisdom and advices given out by seniors, seasoned students and even alumnis. "You should take some...
Azhar Akesh's picture

Top 5 places to study on campus

Have you ever wondered if there were any quiet, relaxing, decent places to study on campus? The kind of places, where you don't have to look for seats, not worry about finishing your assignments, or not being able to work in crowded places? Like...
Uyen Dang's picture

I decided my major from working at Papa John's Pizza!

During my two years at a community college before transferring to the U, I knew that I would want to pursue a degree in Business. I had some ideas in mind about either Accounting or Finance, partly because many people say that it would help me find...
Diksha Srishyla's picture

Common registration dilemmas and how to resolve them

It seems like this semester started just yesterday...and it is already time to register for next semester! By now, most of you should have received your registration time slot on MyU, should have met with your advisor and be looking at your 4-year...

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