A counselor called recently with questions about plagiarism at the college level. He wondered if plagiarism is a problem on campuses, and if high school students are prepared for the ramifications of this type of literary theft.Continue Reading
Our specialty is not leaping tall buildings. It is listening–and when we can, reacting to your requests.
Many of you called and asked about extending our spring texting campaign for juniors. While it can’t go on forever, we made some swift moves so that juniors may continue to join through April 30.Continue Reading
We know that some of your students already have the itch for international study, and with good reason! Studying abroad allows students to:
- Hone foreign language skills (but there are plenty of study abroad opportunities that don’t require knowing a different language!)
- Gain knowledge of another culture
- Develop self-confidence and independence
- Enroll in college courses somewhere else and transfer them “home” to meet degree requirements
- Build their résumé
- And more!
Our office is building on the tremendous success of our college preparation texting campaign from last academic year, and we are doing it again this spring.
Your high school juniors may sign up to receive text messages that not only assist them with the transition to their senior year, but also get them thinking about attending a UW System campus. Topics will include
Our office recently hosted a LiveLine webinar about college athletics. We were reminded how competitive athletics works at UW System campuses:Continue Reading
You’re among the first to know that the application fee is increasing for undergraduate students who apply for fall 2017. The fee will increase from $44 to $50; UW-Madison’s application fee will increase from $50 to $60.
More details will be released about the specific timing of the increase. However, rising seniors will pay the application fees as indicated above.
Undecided. Undeclared. Exploratory. Those are words the UW campuses use to describe a college student who has not yet determined a major.
Earlier this spring, Dr. Angela Kellogg, former Director of Career Services and the Student Academic Advising Center at UW-Stevens Point, gave a webinar for high school counselors about undecided students, and the different types of resources that our campuses utilize to help them.
Part of her webinar focused on answering this question from a counselor:Continue Reading