Category - Academics

The ultimate guide to choosing a kinesiology major

Kinesiology has become a buzzword in the last few years, with many schools like Augustana adding new academic majors and programs in the field. If you’re wondering what a kinesiology major is, where it can take you after college and what you should consider before declaring, here are some tips.

Amanda Spurgeon
Amanda Spurgeon
October 9, 2020

How to choose a major

I think it’s safe to assume we all want the same happiness, financial stability and job satisfaction that the “American Dream” promises. Unfortunately, there isn’t a road map on how to get there, and we’re expected to figure out where to start our journey before we turn 18. If you're concerned about your major, here are some helpful tips to help you find the right fit. 

Autumn Peele
July 29, 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

J-Term was more than I expected

Three weeks and two days of fast-paced learning, three long hours of class, and late nights doing homework. But I loved every minute. 

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
February 4, 2020

What to expect from Augie's first J-Term

The beloved trimesters have ended and we officially began the first year of semesters.  With our new semester transition, we are also experiencing our first J-term!  

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
December 23, 2019

The best playlists to study to

Is studying dreadful for you? It is for Augie Senior Chelsea Meyer. These playlists will make it easier to cram all that knowledge into your head. 

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
December 6, 2019

Tips to survive (and thrive!) during finals

Finals week can be challenging, but don’t forget to take care of yourself to achieve your best success. 

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
November 22, 2019

Finding myself between academics and athletics

Balancing athletics in college can be challenging. Sometimes, taking time off can help you find new interests and hobbies. And sometimes, the time off will lead you back.

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
October 21, 2019

It's OK to be undecided

Tired of being asked about your major because you don't know what it is yet? That's OK. Being undecided gives you the opportunity to explore majors and careers you might never have considered otherwise. 

Emily Graziano
Emily Graziano
July 11, 2019