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Chau Mai's picture

Taking Advantage of the University Health Services

Have you ever asked yourself how you can utilize the university healthcare services even when you never get sick? As many international students at the U, I've been living far away from my family and have learned the importance of taking care of my...
Pierre Abillama's picture

Climbing Academia's Research Ladder

"I'm just a freshman, how can I be at all helpful in research if I haven't learnt anything yet!" is something every freshman says at one point during their first year at the U. Research is what sets the U apart from a lot of other schools in the...
Rigoberto Amaya's picture

Welcome to the U?

Moving somewhere new can seem like a difficult task, meeting new people, getting used to the city and so on. This task seems even more difficult when you are going abroad to a big campus like the University of Minnesota’s. Just recently, I found...
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On-campus Housing: Roy Wilkins Hall

Dorm life plays an important role in a college student’s academic performance and well-being. Therefore, knowing how dorm life is like in college in advance can help students, especially international students, prepare better for their transition to...
Chau Mai's picture

How to File Your Taxes as An International Student

Even though the April 18 filing deadline is approaching, many of my international friends still haven't prepared for this at all. Here was how our conversations went. Question: "Are you an international student at UofM? Were you enrolled for classes...
Melissa Koe's picture

5 Tips to Rock Your Next Interview

So, you submitted your resume and cover letter and heard back from the job or internship you applied to. Great! What’s next? Like many people, you start to panic and wonder how to prepare for your interview. I was once in your very position. Even...
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Fun Courses at the U

One of the go-to-brag-about perks of studying at the U is definitely the fun courses this insitution has offered. They are often one of the primary wisdom and advices given out by seniors, seasoned students and even alumnis. "You should take some...
Melissa Koe's picture

Safer Sex Week 2017

From February 6-10 2017, SHADE (Sexual Health Awareness and Disease Education) celebrated its biggest annual event - which is Safer Sex Week! SHADE is a student organization under Boynton Health that spreads accurate sexual health information,...
Azhar Akesh's picture

Top 5 places to study on campus

Have you ever wondered if there were any quiet, relaxing, decent places to study on campus? The kind of places, where you don't have to look for seats, not worry about finishing your assignments, or not being able to work in crowded places? Like...
Melissa Koe's picture

How UMN can contribute to your self-care

Our self-care is extremely important and should not be neglected when we begin our studies in college. Unfortunately, this is usually the case as students cannot find enough time to destress with piling exams and assignments. At UMN, we have various...

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