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Sep 2017

Convocation Kicks Off Another School Year

9/7/17By UW Colleges/UW-Extension
UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen kicked off the start of the 2017 school year with convocation held at UW-Fox Valley.

College Resources Every Student Should Know And Use

9/1/17By UW Colleges

College is a whole new ballgame compared to high school. Chances are you've heard that quite a bit, but it bears repeating. Successful college students learn to step their...

Aug 2017

Back to School Playlist

8/31/17By UW Colleges

It’s time to start Fall Semester, and what better way than with a back to school playlist? These songs were compiled to get you in the study mode, pumped up for the weekend and for upbeat walks to class. Summer may be over but these tracks are...

UW-Marathon County helps fill healthcare shortages in North Central Wisconsin

8/30/17By WSAW
Wausau TV news station WSAW reports on a partnership between UW-Marathon County and UW-Madison aimed at training and keeping healthcare professionals in North Central Wisconsin

Five Ways To Get Involved On Campus

8/25/17By UW Colleges

A new semester is right around the corner and college students everywhere are busy making plans on how to make the most of it. The coming term means getting one step closer to a degree, making new friends and experiencing everything college has...

7 Ways Students Get Their Best Start On A Degree

8/21/17By UW Colleges

A college degree can open up a world of new opportunities for any student. Better pay, lower unemployment and greater career choices all make pursuing a degree a worthwhile investment.  

For new students looking to go to college, a strong...

College 101: Preparing For Fall Semester

8/10/17By UW Colleges

It may seem like summer just started, but fall semester is only weeks away! A new semester means new friends, interesting classes and getting one step closer to your degree. 

New and returning students alike should look ahead and make...

4 Reasons Why a BAAS Degree is Right for You

8/9/17By UW Colleges

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree is a 60-credit degree completion program offered at six University of Wisconsin Colleges campuses and in partnership with six UW four-year partner institutions. The BAAS program is a hands-...

How To Succeed As A First Generation College Student

8/7/17By UW Colleges

As a first-generation college student, you've done something no one else in your family has. You're continuing your education in pursuit of a degree, which is something you and your relatives can be proud of. 

Making the jump to college...

How to Amp Up Your College Application

8/2/17By UW Colleges

Applying to college can be a stressful experience. You have prepared your resume, accumulated various experiences through school and your community and felt the pressure of the ever so important essay. It's finally time for you to put it all...