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The Best Job on Campus is at Base Camp

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Jan 16, 2018

Often when I first meet parents either on campus or in the community, their first question is, “What do you do for MU?” The reply for me is easy, “I have the best job on campus!” Describing that job is a bit more complicated, because between the wide array of services offered in the Student Success Center (SSC), and the diversity of our work, it is hard to recap in just a sentence or two.

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Topics: Misericordia Proud, Student Services

Eleven College Concerns Addressed by Misericordia Admissions Counselors

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Dec 7, 2017

Going to college may seem like an overwhelming and even intimidating experience. There are so many unknowns that can potentially make for an uneasy transition. With the exception of maybe a few brief visits to campus and the student orientation, it is a completely new environment and culture to learn as you are basically starting over. While this is a great opportunity to become anything that you want, there are also the fears and insecurities of what can go wrong. You know that mom and dad aren't going to be there to ask the questions on your behalf and help you navigate the difficult decisions. For possibly the first time, your future is in your hands. This is why we want to set your mind at ease and share our experience with you by addressing eleven of the most common concerns of incoming first-year college students.

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Topics: #MUFirstYear, Misericordia Proud, Student Services

Adult students find support through Center for Adult and Continuing Education

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Jan 19, 2016

The thought of starting college can be intimidating, even a bit frightening. There are concerns about meeting academic challenges and demands, managing time and workloads, fitting in, making friends, and handling the stress that comes with it all.

 

Adult learners, like traditional students, share many of these same concerns. However, they also need to consider how they will pay for college while supporting a family, balance the demands of work and school, and still make time for their families.

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Topics: Student Services

Use the Force (of the Student Success Center)!

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Oct 16, 2015


Next week, midterm grades will post and many students may be feeling like they successfully flew in and destroyed a Death Star, while others may wonder if their academic career is in a Darth Vader chokehold. The Student Success Center (SSC) offers a variety of resources to help students perform at their best.

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Topics: Student Services

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You are reading the official blog of Misericordia University. Here you will find insights from students, faculty, staff, and alumni about what it's like to be here and be #MisericordiaProud.