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Simulation & Game Design at the University of Baltimore

University of Baltimore at Shady Grove offers an exciting opportunity to study for a career in game design. The program focuses around the concepts and the designing skills that create the video games that we all love. The major offered … Continue reading

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Scholarship & Donor Recognition

On November 17th 2017, the Universities at Shady Grove celebrated the Eighth Annual Scholarships & Donor Recognition Luncheon.  The event was dedicated to honoring the scholarship recipients and donors. There was over $900,000 donated to the students at shady grove. … Continue reading

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How to Ace that Mid-Term: Spaced Learning?

When I was in high school in Kenya, I believed that you had to quantify or measure the time you spend preparing for a paper. The more hours I spent reading, the more I felt I had accomplished a successful … Continue reading

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#OccupyLibrary

There are many resources that several students do not take advantage of at the Universities at Shady Grove. For example, filtered water. Is this a big deal to no one else but me? No Maryland swamp water at USG. Some … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

As much as I like to keep myself busy, sometimes I need a break. This coming week, I am taking a break from work at USG. I am following my own advice by taking it slow, so I am going … Continue reading

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Writings are Souvenirs Too

I posted my first blog post on the Around the Grove blog on September 29th, 2015 – and now today, May 2nd, 2017, marks my last blog post on the Around the Grove blog. I think back to my first ever semester at the Universities at Shady Grove. I remember seeing the email calling for students to become USG bloggers, and being excited about the prospect of writing meaningful posts and sharing them with a new community… Continue reading

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PLAN B

The careers of some of the country’s leading politicians began at University, however, while student politics is not as serious as “real-life” politics, there are lessons to be learned. Continue reading

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Presentations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Presentations are pretty nerve-wracking – if not downright terrifying – for most people, but giving a good presentation is a really important skill to have both in academics and in the work place. Continue reading

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New Launches

As we are getting closer and closer to graduation, I can’t help but be in more of a reflective state of mind. Our generation, especially the college student population, has subscribed to this notion that every day must be full of new adventures, achievements, etc. As a business student, a business analogy always seems appropriate…. Continue reading

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Ask a profess(or)ional.

Professors can be great mentors. Of course, you won’t like every one you have, but if you enjoy a certain professor’s class or find them very approachable, it’s definitely worth it to forge a relationship with him or her. Continue reading

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