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Amanda Riandono's picture

Start your professional career early!

As an international student, getting started in a professional world scares me the most. Besides having to speak professionally in the language that isn’t my first, I often feel insecure about how can I make myself stood up to companies. As a junior...
Azhar Akesh's picture

Networking at the U

When students first come to the University of Minnesota, they get absorbed into this endless spiral of orientations, cultural programs, events and student organizations. Pretty much everywhere during their first week so much information is thrown...
Hui Tan's picture

Fall semester UMN/Minnesota bucket list

"The best things in life are the people we love, the places we've been, and the memories we've made along the way". UMN Twin Cities is an amazing place to receive a world-class education, interact with a wide variety of people from all over the...
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...

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