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Jun 2017

New Student? Get Answers To Your Biggest Questions

6/27/17By UW Colleges

So you've applied to college. Congratulations! You've taken the first step in a new journey, which is both exciting and a bit daunting. College is a whole new ballgame, and now that you've applied you probably have some questions. 

Our...

Cash Course: 10 Terms You Need to Know to Finance Your Education

6/15/17By UW Colleges

With all of the different types of financial aid, figuring out how to pay for college can be overwhelming. What’s the difference between a subsidized and an unsubsidized loan? Does it really matter if a loan is private or federal? What is a FAFSA...

Dictionary For The Modern College Student

6/13/17By UW Colleges

It's no secret college is a big step into an unfamiliar world. A new school, new professors, new responsibilities and new routines are a lot to handle. And if that wasn't enough, there are a whole bunch of new words you'll be learning, too.

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Summer Reading Lists

6/7/17By UW Colleges

Summer is here and it's the perfect time to dive into a good book. Our staff and faculty members especially can't wait to get started.

From classics like "Anna Karenina" and "Of Mice And Men" to newer hits like "Americanah" and "All the...

May 2017

UW Colleges’ Professor/Faculty Playlist

5/31/17By UW Colleges

It’s time to get to know the UW Colleges’ faculty and staff. What better way than knowing their taste in music? We reached out to UW Colleges’ professors and staff members to learn their favorite song. The song they grade papers to, make...

Summer Goals For College Success

5/18/17By UW Colleges

After a long school year, summer is finally here. Fun, adventure and relaxation are on the minds of students everywhere, and chances are you've earned it. Summer is also the perfect time to set yourself up for success in fall.  

Maybe you...

UW Colleges' Finals Playlist

5/8/17By UW Colleges

It’s “The Final Countdown,” and we know you're “Under Pressure,” but that doesn’t mean finals has to get you down. Having the perfect study playlist can “Help!” you find the “Eye of The Tiger.” We reached out to students from UW Colleges...

How We Make College Accessible

5/4/17By UW Colleges

If you’re in college or plan on attending in the future, you’ve likely heard the stories about rising student debt. In 2015, the average Wisconsin graduate held more than $29,000 in student loan debt. That number can make college seem out of...

Apr 2017

Parents' Frequently Asked Questions

4/28/17By UW Colleges
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Five Reasons To Take A Summer Course

4/26/17By UW Colleges

Summer is a special time in Wisconsin. It's an opportunity after a long, cold winter to get out, do something fun and experience everything the state has to offer. Whether you want to check out local fairs and festivals, spend a week at...