Author - Patti Grod

Senior Reflection: finding "home"

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
May 22, 2020

5 things to consider when choosing a college

There is a school out there that will meet all of your needs and expectations. Here are some characteristics to look out for to determine if the college is a good fit for you. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
May 6, 2020

A day in the life: distance learning in Nevada

Under these new circumstances, I knew that I wanted to finish out my last year of undergrad strong! Being the very “Type A” person that I am, to make things seem as normal as possible, I  came up with daily routines for my MWF and T/TH classes. This helped keep me focused, since I often find myself getting distracted studying and working from home. Here’s a look at what my MWF schedule looks like.

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
April 23, 2020

How to throw a Presentation Party on Google Hangouts

Are you getting bored in quarantine? Do you miss your friends, and wish you could see and hangout with them all at once? Well, I may have a Tik Tok-inspired solution for you!

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
April 9, 2020

5 things you can still do on (or off) campus to stay active

Social distancing has many of us feeling cooped up inside our homes or dorms. While we can't go hang out with friends, there are plenty of ways to get outside and active all on your own. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
March 30, 2020

How to experience campus when you can't visit

If you can't visit a school in person, there are still plenty of ways to get a feel of what campus life is like. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
March 13, 2020

From swimmer to "swammer"

Patti reflects on her time as a competitive swimming on Augustana's varsity swim team after her final race as a senior. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
March 6, 2020

You've committed to Augustana. Now what?

You have committed to Augustana College and made your tuition deposit. Although you still have several months before you embark on this new adventure of college, here are some things you can do to stay excited about your decision and Augustana!

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
February 18, 2020

5 Ways to make friends on campus

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
February 17, 2020

A senior's first (and last) J-Term

Although it would have been nice to have a six-week winter break, my commitment to a winter sport required me to be on campus and take a class. Luckily, I was able to find one that fit my interests and fulfilled a requirement for one of my majors. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
February 6, 2020