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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...
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...
Alisha D'souza's picture

Don't Stress About Stress!

College is a great place to make new friends and gain new experiences. However, it is also extremely challenging and requires significantly more effort than high school. At least for me personally, balancing academics, a job, research, and...

Navigating outside classroom resources!

Prospective Gophers! I want to talk to you in detail about the extracurricular and outside classroom learning opportunities available at the U! One lifetime is not enough to figure out everything the university has to offer - you can take my word...
Guangyu Yan's picture

Jobs on Campus!

As the college can cost you a large amount of money, you may wonder whether you could find a way to earn some extra cash for yourself. Also, as an international student, you may wonder whether you could work on campus legally since you have an F1 or...
Rigoberto Amaya's picture

Intramural Sports at the U of M!

The University of Minnesota offers intramural sports to its students; for those who don’t know, intramural sports are leagues that give an opportunity to students to compete at a higher level against other student teams. You can make your own team...
Azhar Akesh's picture

Find Your Happy Place

There's a point in time, when you don't feel good about yourself. It doesn't have to be anything physical or work-related, you just know that something's wrong. You like your classes, enjoy spending time with friends, study and work, but you just...
Chau Mai's picture

Taking Advantage of the University Health Services

Have you ever asked yourself how you can utilize the university healthcare services even when you never get sick? As many international students at the U, I've been living far away from my family and have learned the importance of taking care of my...
Pierre Abillama's picture

Climbing Academia's Research Ladder

"I'm just a freshman, how can I be at all helpful in research if I haven't learnt anything yet!" is something every freshman says at one point during their first year at the U. Research is what sets the U apart from a lot of other schools in the...
Rigoberto Amaya's picture

Welcome to the U?

Moving somewhere new can seem like a difficult task, meeting new people, getting used to the city and so on. This task seems even more difficult when you are going abroad to a big campus like the University of Minnesota’s. Just recently, I found...

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