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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...
Sophronia Cheung's picture

Dorm Life 101

I’m sure there are some mind-boggling questions everyone has coming to university. One of them is for sure, “how’s life living in the dorms?”. Don’t fret though. I’ve been living in the dorms for a semester and I believe I’m more or less an expert...
Polina Malakhova's picture

Survive exams and plan your break

While everyone is worried about first semester finals, I'm worried... about winter break! Discussing your problems, finals, exams, assignments and concentrating on studies is surely fun, but the best anti-atress is planning your holidays. Believe me...
Azhar Akesh's picture

Thanksgiving Trip to Colorado

Ah! It’s that time of the year again, when all of the US awaits for the Black Friday deals, tons of stuffing and turkey, and a break from school, work and other duties. It’s been two years since I arrived to the United States and I remember so...
Sabrina Ho's picture

Dressing for the Minnesotan Winter

Before I came here to the University of Minnesota, I was told that it can get really cold. Now that I've spent a year and a half here, I am telling you, the cold here is NOT A JOKE. If you are from a tropical country like I am, I have a few tips...
Hui Tan's picture

Managing midterms

Let’s be honest: Midterm week is difficult. This past week I have had four engineering midterms in four days. So here are some useful tips I wish to share with everyone to better manage the most stressful time of the semester. 1. Plan early and know...
Melissa Koe's picture

Finding the Perfect Study Spot!

Finding the perfect study spot can be daunting. Study spots make the difference between being productive and accomplishing close to nothing, so it is important to choose a spot that fits you! Fortunately, the U has launched an application recently...
Sabrina Ho's picture

Work Hard, Play Hard

University is about more than just partying and having the craziest time of your life. It’s about being able to manage your schedule and manage to get things done WHILE having an amazing time. All the events in university can be roughly categorized...

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