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On Thursday March 31st from 4:30 to 6 pm in Albritton 311, Res Life and Student Academic Services will be hosting a First Generation Panel and Discussion which will feature several resources that have been determined by First Generation students as helpful in navigating the difficulties of academic life as well as some students who […]

In high school, if you took a tour of Wesleyan then you likely heard your tour guide talk about how they were great friends with their professors. Maybe they mentioned having lunch with professors, working in labs with faculty, or just visiting office hours regularly.   So, now that you’re at Wesleyan, you may be […]

Finding a Summer Internship

  With summer quickly approaching, many of you may be thinking, “what are you going to do this summer?” Some of you may be inclined to pursue an internship in particular industry or field. Well here are a few tips to help you find an internship. Drop in hours at the Career Center The Career […]

So… What’s Your Major?

When do I have to declare my major? Students normally apply for acceptance to a major in a department or program after the close of Drop/Add in the spring semester of their sophomore year (around February). Exceptions are the College of East Asian Studies (CEAS), College of Letters (COL), and College of Social Studies (CSS) […]

Thinking about doing an Honors Thesis? And Then What? Come to a panel Q&A with Professors Marguerite Nguyen (H&A–ENGL) Suzanne O’Connell (NSM–E&ES), and Sarah Wiliarty (SBS—GOVT) and with Kevin Winnie ’16, peer advisor and thesis writer Wed., Feb. 3  — 4 p.m. — Usdan 110 Note:  There will be another meeting in April about the logistics […]

Throughout my four years here at Wesleyan, I have always been thinking about how to make my coursework reflect my future interests and goals. With this thought in mind, I worked to create a semester schedule that reflects my academic as well as personal interests. Realistically, some classes require much more work than others, and […]

Looking for a summer internship or a full-time job can be a daunting task, especially if you are an international students. All those terms and abbreviations, including, OPT, CPT, and H1-B, might even throw you off. In order to help you navigate the American job market, Student Academic Resources is partnering with the Career Center, […]

Back from Abroad?

We hope you enjoyed your semester abroad! While you are probably happy to be back on campus, you may also be feeling somewhat disoriented. To help you with the transition back to Wes, here are some suggestions for your first couple weeks on campus! Things to Keep in Mind When you Return to Wesleyan: It is […]

Thanksgiving is approaching and, if you’re like most students, you’re definitely ready for a break from classes and homework. However, right after Thanksgiving you probably have several finals, a handful of essays, and maybe even a semester research paper. While it’s tempting to just forget all about school for a few days, with some careful […]

  Are you passionate about science and math? Still not sure what to study at Wes? Why not consider engineering?   Yes, Wesleyan does not have an engineering department, but that does not mean that aspiring engineers must give up on their dreams! In fact, Wesleyan encourages all types of positive intellectual pursuits that students […]

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