Tag Archives: the Universities at Shady Grove

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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Stress: It’s Just Not Worth It!

If you’re starting to feel burnt out and overwhelmed by the coming semester, maybe it’s time for you to take a step back and evaluate what’s on your plate. Continue reading

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Career Counseling #ForTheWin

One absolutely incredible (and did I mention free!!!) service available to any student taking classes at the Universities at Shady Grove is career counseling, a set of two or more conferences with a professional on-campus psychologist designed to help you find … Continue reading

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Culture of Care

To say this week has been stressful for most people would be an understatement. This election has been extremely divisive, particularly in recent weeks, and I know that has left a lot of people across the political spectrum feeling understandably … Continue reading

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Geese Around the Grove

One of the first things I noticed on campus was this quirky yield sign near the Shady Grove Road entrance. But it wasn’t long before I found myself sitting in my car on the way to class, stopped in the … Continue reading

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#Winning at Job Fairs

On October 11, USG is having an on-campus job and internship fair for humanities and social science careers. This is an awesome chance to find out about potential jobs in your field of study and talk to people who work … Continue reading

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MY FIRST TIME-(Around the Grove)

The anxiety of my first time blogging made me curious as to what other first time experiences discovering USG was providing for others. So I reached out to everyone hoping that they could give me some ideas, pointers, and feedback. Read on for three first time experiences at USG and let our minor traumas be your teachable moments. Continue reading

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My Favorite Thing About School: Rewarding & Educational Trips

Welcome back, Current Students!  Welcome, New Students!  I am so happy to be back to school and begin blogging again. I especially appreciate the opportunity to share about my experiences and interests with you all. First and foremost, I am … Continue reading

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Volunteering (Posted on behalf of Zoha)

As a pre-medical student, one aspect that pre-medical advisors encourage students to have on their application is volunteer experience. This includes volunteer experience in a clinical setting but also volunteer experiences in other settings. Volunteer experience is valuable for not … Continue reading

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Study Breaks (Posted on behalf of John Arthur)

With exams now, you’ve probably been spending a lot of time in the Priddy Library studying. You’ve probably realized that you haven’t gotten up for the last few hours and need a change of location. I personally like to move … Continue reading

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