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Out-of-state student gives tips on how to manage being so far from home

devinHow do I manage being an out-of-state student?

-Make sure you have a “slush fund.” I cannot express how important this is! When I got to BG, I didn’t have a lot of money in my bank account. The little I did have went very quickly and then my parents came to the rescue. Unfortunately, not everyone has that option to turn to for extra money and this is why your slush fund is important. The slush fund should only be used for traveling or emergencies and you shouldn’t make … Continue Reading

Social work major says job opportunities are endless

photoA day in the life of a social work major is always very interesting.

The classes are very engaging and very broad.  Everyone is required to take classes from biology to psychology to American Government.

The first and second years have more to do with intro classes and different perspectives.  After getting some of those classes out of the way, it’s time to apply for the social work program.

Some of the core classes that are required for the social work program can be taken before being accepted into the program.

When students first come … Continue Reading

Music major gets through the ‘sophomore slump’

tuckerYou may have heard the phrase, “sophomore slump.” Well, I am here to tell you that it is a real thing and that you aren’t stuck there forever.

I believe that classes get progressively more difficult in your sophomore year because you are taking classes more applicable to your major and you realize just how much work is involved in your major classes.

This doesn’t mean that you hate the major; it just means that you might not have realized how much work a college class may include.

I am a jazz studies performance … Continue Reading

Don’t be nervous about sharing a bathroom

emily metzgerI enjoyed living in Harshman my freshmen year because many of the people who lived there were incoming first-year students like me.

It was fun to share the experience with people who were in the same situation as I was.

I did not have a very good experience with my random roommate, so it was super nice to have other people there to help me get situated and comfortable.

I also liked that everyone always left their doors open, which made it a very friendly and fun environment.

Having to share a bathroom with … Continue Reading

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