Twelve Bonuses to Visiting UW-Green Bay this Summer.

  1. No weather issues like a snow storm!
  2. Don’t miss any classes. (It’s summer break!)
  3. You can convince the folks to take you to Packer Practice
  4. Get out of that boring summer job for a day.
  5. See what a real college classroom looks like.
  6. You can wear flip flops on your tour.
  7. Tan while you’re on tour.
  8. Get a free “green” tote to carry your things around in.
  9. Make it part of your Door County vacation.
  10. After the tour, work on your golf game or Frisbee golf game, we have both right on campus!
  11. Make a request to hear your favorite song on the carillon.
  12. See what UWGB residence hall looks like (It’s different than others-come find out why.

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Senior Year Schedule Changes

It’s about this time of year when seniors in high school get antsy to graduate. Are you feeling it? You’re not alone. It’s totally normal to be excited to start the next step, but it can also be very scary. Don’t worry. We are here to help you though this time. Can I tell you what scares me? Senior Year Schedule Changes frighten me. Continue reading Senior Year Schedule Changes

What do I write in the personal statement?

Personal statements are the number one reason people procrastinate in submitting their applications. Not knowing what to write can feel overwhelming and therefore we say “I’ll do it tomorrow.” I’m hoping I can give you some insight and help you to submit that application today! What they are not:

  • A chance to tell your life story (I was born in 1991 to Mark and Rhonda….)
  • A great moment to tell us how great UWGB is (trust us, we know)
  • Something you should skip over in the application process
  • A place to make excuses for poor performance in high school

Continue reading What do I write in the personal statement?

Letters of Recommendation

You might be wondering if letters of recommendation are worth it? Today, I’ll give you the insiders view of letters of rec.

Who should get letters of recommendation? They can be very helpful for people who might be “on the bubble” which means they have the minimum college prep classes in high school, an OK gpa and an OK ACT.  They can also be good for people who maybe had a rough time in high school or have extenuating circumstances.

How many letters of rec are appropriate? One or two typically. Three would be the maximum number…any more than that and the value added decreases. Continue reading Letters of Recommendation