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Little Lesson on Uncomfortable Truths

Dr. Monica Smith talks about the residual effects of historical racism, and the need to actively push back against the systems that create unequal access for people of color, women and other minority groups.

May 2, 2019

How to prepare for finals

Ila Mostafa
Ila Mostafa
April 25, 2019

Jail time changed my goals after college

Rachel Hecke
Rachel Hecke
April 11, 2019

Travel Journal: How a trip to Selma, AL taught me about America

Fatima Dominguez '22 shares her travel journal from spring break trip Journey to Selma. Stops include the National Civil Rights Museum, Lorraine Motel, Dexter Church and Edmund Pettus bridge. 

Fatima Dominguez
April 5, 2019

You've paid your tuition deposit. Now what?

Your past few months have been building to this moment: choosing a college. Now that you’ve made your choice and paid your tuition deposit, you may be left wondering “NOW WHAT?”

April 5, 2019

So you're coming to It Begins with A. . .

Everything to expect when you come to campus for It Begins with A!

Jenna Lawrence
Jenna Lawrence
April 5, 2019

6 steps to help you choose a college when you have great choices

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed with making a final college decision, you’re not alone. This is one of the first big decisions you get to make in your adult life. Where will you call home for the next four years?  

Courtney Wallace
Courtney Wallace
April 5, 2019

The Ultimate Guide to College Financial Aid

If you're getting financial aid award letters from multiple institutions, know that they can each present their cost and your awards in different ways. It can be confusing and hard to make a true apples-to-apples comparison.

That's why we're here to help you understand the jargon and find the true cost.

April 4, 2019