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By Amber Lingerfelt Four years. Four years is the average amount of time that a student will spend obtaining a degree in college. I would argue that these four years are some of the most transformative and beneficial for development of the individual. From 0-4 years of age, you learn to walk, talk, and laugh. … Continue reading "Be involved on campus!"
By Linda Ziegler Last week during my normal visit to the student center, I stopped at J.Wesley’s to enjoy some scrumptious mozzarella sticks prepared by Monica (by the way, she makes an awesome Philly cheese steak) when a young man sat down at a table across from me. There were only a few students in … Continue reading "Being part of a close-knit campus community"
By Holly Vetter In my four years here at Tennessee Wesleyan, time management, for me, has been one of the hardest concepts to grasp. I came in as a freshman student athlete and quickly realized that juggling practices, games, studying, classes, and hanging out with friends was going to be a lot harder than I … Continue reading "The Concept Of Time Management from a College Student’s Perspective"
By Caitlin Dowell Every college student will hear at one point or another, “the most important lessons are learned outside of the classroom.” I personally heard this statement in my freshman experience class. I’ll be honest, the first time I was told this, it just went through one ear and out the other. I came … Continue reading "4 lessons learned outside of the classroom"
By Melody Hoffman If you are a new student at Tennessee Wesleyan or you have never been in college before and are considering enrolling in TWU, it can be difficult to understand the mechanics of college classes and scheduling. I know when I decided to attend TWU, I didn’t even understand the concept of “credit … Continue reading "Understanding College Classes and Credit Hours"
By Kinsley Vincent, senior communication studies major I am a senior at Tennessee Wesleyan University, and I chose TWU because I was recruited to play golf. I can say that I have truly enjoyed getting my education here at TWU. With this being my last semester here, I cannot describe the excitement and joy I … Continue reading "The road to graduation"
By Holly Vetter, senior marketing major My name is Holly Vetter, and I am a senior looking to graduate with a degree in marketing and a minor in English. I am from Murfreesboro, TN, and I’ve played soccer here at TWU for four years. College Survival Guide: Freshman Year Imagine it’s your freshman year of … Continue reading "Freshman year survival guide"
By Linda Ziegler, junior psychology major My name is Linda Ziegler, and I am a nontraditional student. I am a junior majoring in psychology at Tennessee Wesleyan University. Since I began my academic journey at Tennessee Wesleyan, my life has changed in many ways (for the good, of course). Being a nontraditional student, I worried … Continue reading "The best time of your life"
By Melody Hoffman, sophomore psychology major Hello everyone! My name is Melody Hoffman and I am currently a sophomore at Tennessee Wesleyan University. I am originally from Cleveland, Tennessee, and I split my time between living on campus at TWU throughout the week and spending the weekends in Cleveland with my family. When I first … Continue reading "The psychology major at TWU"
By Amber Lingerfelt, junior English major A cup of hot chocolate, a fuzzy blanket, a comfy couch, with Full House playing in the background: these are the things that keep me calm and cozy. It’s the fourth week of school, and the stress has hit HARD. It’s in these moments that I’m so glad I … Continue reading "Residence Life at TWU"