Category Archives: Academics

A brief list of tips for school laptop usage/preparation

Congratulations – you’ve just acquired a laptop to use for your studies. You may have bought it at a store like Microcenter or Best Buy, you may have gotten it as a hand-me-down from a sibling, or you might have … Continue reading

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Nursing Walk-In Hours

The Universities at Shady Grove are having nursing walk-in hours for the University of Maryland. The event is for anyone interested in attending a walk-in appointment to speak with an admissions representative about certain nursing programs. The Bachelor’s of Science … Continue reading

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The First Step

Hello everyone, and welcome back to USG! It’s the first day of the spring semester, and first days are always a chance to start anew. It’s a time where you can branch away from old habits, change your studying patterns … Continue reading

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Piloting Success

Finals are in session and along with countless hours of studying, students must manage their psychological state to end the semester successfully. During finals week, stress can be mounted from the long hours of reviewing class materials. This can influence … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a New Degree

Ok, it’s this Friday. My nursing class’s graduation. I am tempted to say it went by quickly, but I feel that would suggest that it was easy. It. Was. Not. Easy. It was challenging, aggravating, thrilling, surprising, tedious, joyous, insomnia-inducing, … Continue reading

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Ninth Annual Scholarship and Donor Recognition Luncheon

On Friday, November 16, 2018, the Ninth Annual Scholarship and Donor Recognition Luncheon at the Universities at Shady Grove was held to honor scholarship donors and recipients. As a Kendall scholar, it was an honor being among the 300 scholarship recipients … Continue reading

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Link it up!

  The impact of social media is immense and this is where LinkedIn comes in. LinkedIn.com is a website where one can market themselves to potential employer and where professional networking takes place digitally. As digital space is getting more … Continue reading

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Shifting Perspectives

Two summers ago, I decided to volunteer at the Veteran’s Administration in Washington, DC. I was placed in the CLC, or Community Living Center, the long-term rehabilitation and nursing home within the VA. Although the VA sometimes gets poor marks … Continue reading

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Animal House

On the weekends, isn’t it nice to visit a place you’ve never been before? We live in the DC area, so there is always a museum, concert or festival to attend. Here is a place you have probably never been … Continue reading

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White Noise Resources – for studying, writing and gaming

The Universities at Shady Grove is a place focused on academic achievement. You’re here to study and learn – but sometimes you just can’t force yourself to stare at your textbook for hours on end, not without some help. Some … Continue reading

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