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Plan your career change in 6 steps

What comes to mind when you think of making a career change? If you follow some basic steps, you will not only avoid some common pitfalls, you will be set up for success!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Blog College Preparation, Students

5 tips for a great start to the semester!

Whether you are building on the strength of your previous semester or looking to "turn it around", it is never too late to pick up new strategies for college success.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Blog Academics, College Preparation

Fast facts about PSEO

For Minnesota residents, PSEO (Postsecondary Education Options) makes a great bridge from high school to college.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Blog Community, Leadership, Students, UNW News

Students interview with The New York Times regarding friendship and opposing political views

Cole Birkeland, a history major and leader of Northwestern's College Democrats group and Nick Solheim, a political science and public relations major and leader of Northwestern’s College Republicans group, were...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Blog Community, Students

First you listen

For many Northwestern students, counseling services becomes an essential part of their journey through college. Each student's story is unique but has a common core—healing in the midst of difficulty and even despair.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Blog Academics, College Preparation

From PSEO student to nursing graduate by age 19

Growing up, Sarah Norberg was no stranger to the University of Northwestern. So, when she found out that she could take free college courses on campus, during her last two years of high school, she was beyond excited.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Blog Community, Leadership, Students

Opposing Political Leaders on Campus Share Room and Friendship

As political tension is ratcheting up between republicans and democrats, two Northwestern students stand as a shining example of respect and cooperation, despite being on two ends of the political spectrum.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Blog Community, Students

Freshman Survival Guide

Now that classes are in full swing, here are a few secrets to finding your groove and enjoying life in college. Psst… upperclassmen might be surprised by some of these too. 

Monday, September 12, 2016

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Students

Graduates Give Advice to Incoming Freshmen

We asked recent graduates of Northwestern to share their best advice for the incoming freshmen class. This is what some of them shared:

Monday, May 23, 2016

Blog College Preparation, Faculty, Parents, Students

Lighten The Burden

A heavy burden for many students today is the ever-increasing cost of textbooks. U.S. News & World Reports noted that the cost of college textbooks has increased by 82% over the past 10 years, growing at three times the...

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, Faith, Students

Alumni Advice for 2016 Graduates

We recently asked Northwestern alumni to share their best post-graduation advice with the class of 2016. This is what they said. 

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Blog Career Development, Students

Tips for Choosing a Major, Career, and Calling

As summer approaches, college and high school seniors hear a lot of the same question: “So what are you going to do with the rest of your life?” It is a big, intimidating question and everyone wants to have a great...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Blog Community, Students

How to Make the Most of Your Spring Break

Contrary to popular belief, spring break can be more than the cliché stereotype that travel and liquor companies promote—you know the one with tropical destination, parties, oversized beach-balls and questionable...

Monday, February 29, 2016

Blog Community, Leadership, Ministry & Missions, Students

Getting Creative with Snow to Save Lives

Students build an 18-foot snow octopus that fights extreme poverty in developing communities around the world.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Blog Alumni, Students

Dao's story: Making an Impact

​Determined, driven and prepared for success, one student incorporates family and personal goals to add meaning to her education. Dao was a full-time working mom in the Master of Organizational Leadership program and...

Saturday, February 16, 2013

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