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Yuran Wang's picture

Working Off-Campus - Your Personalized Checklist

Hey! You made it to the Gopher State! If you major in Communication, Management, etc., chances are that you would want to work off-campus at some point of your undergraduate career. Now if you have never worked in the U.S., you may be overwhelmed by...
Abhishek Vashist's picture

PLAN TO GET SURPRISED

College is a mysterious place to be in. It’s my fourth year being here and there has not been a single week in which I have not found out something new that has been present in the University, or even around me, for long period of time. Whenever I...
Dahae Park's picture

Life in the Bailey Hall

Got assigned to Bailey Hall? Seems like there is no way for you to get out of there? Well.. there is a well-known saying in Korea, “If you can’t avoid it, you may just enjoy it!” It would be frustrating if you start hearing people calling you a...
Rigoberto Amaya's picture

Transportation at the U

Moving about at college is something you will do a lot, to classes and back, friends gathering, sport events, student groups meetings and so you will find yourself needing to figure out how to do all this, and fast. Here at the University of...
Sabrina Ho's picture

Graduating from the U

Graduating from high school is easy compare to graduating from university. You’ve got counselors that would guide you through the process and there’s a very high chance that all of your peers are planning to attend university after high school. But...
Sabrina Ho's picture

Keep Calm and Pack for University

Who's not excited about university honestly? Leaving home for the first time, living on your own for the first time, and getting a chance to start a new life. BUT! BUT! BUT! The idea of walking into the unknown can also be terrifying. One thing that...
Rabab Ibrahim's picture

Saving up!

Let’s face it. College is expensive, but it’s also the first time you get actual independence and are considered old enough to manage your own money. I personally did not think I was old enough to be responsible for paying my own bills and spending...
Alisha D'souza's picture

Getting into Research

The University of Minnesota prides itself on being a research university with abundant opportunities for undergraduate students. However, as an incoming freshman with little to no experience conducting any sort of research in labs, it can be...
Alisha D'souza's picture

I found a roommate.. Now What?

Most students at the University of Minnesota do not live alone. On campus housing does have some single room options, but these are generally more expensive. Besides, it's good to get out of your comfort zone and live with a complete stranger-...
Sameer Siddiq's picture

Fitting into the U

As an International student, it could seem scary to come to live and study in Minnesota. I for one definitely felt this coming from the Philippines. I studied in an International School and have always been a part of an international community. It...

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