Category: Admissions

A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Thursday, November 29

From whenever we wake up this morning through whenever we call it a night, the bloggers are chronicling our entire day for you. It’s your inside look at what a typical day in Brockport student life is like. Follow along here and on Twitter using #bportlife. Also check out our Day in the Life takeover of … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Thursday, November 29

My Top 5 Favorite Study Spots

My Top 5 Favorite Study Spots

None of us like doing homework or studying, but sometimes a cool spot to get all that work done can make it just a little less painful. There's so many great spots around Brockport, but I chose my top 5. Our library is nice, but try out these places instead next time you need a … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Study Spots

Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

Kayla Green—Europe is indescribable. It's breathtaking, captivating, colorful, and exciting. It's everything. Despite my inability to describe it in simply words, I'm going to try, because it was the best experience of my life. Ever since I was a prospective student at Brockport, I heard all talk about the study abroad program. How it's the … Continue reading Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

Transfer Student Q&A

Transfer Student Q&A

Two of our bloggers, seniors Derick Abbey and NancyLea Illsley, began their Brockport journeys a couple years after the majority of their classmates, when they transferred in from other colleges. Here, they offer their perspectives on making that adjustment — and why they’re glad they did.  How easy did you feel it was to adjust … Continue reading Transfer Student Q&A

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

My Biggest Fear: Making Friends

One thing I can guarantee is that you'll leave freshman year with a new friend or two and you'll be bummed you have to leave them all summer.

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Eliza Zachowicz—When I was preparing to come to school, it took me some time to realize that I would be sharing a room with another human. A human that I truly barely knew at all, as we had only met twice in person up until the day we moved in. While you can text back … Continue reading My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

The Return of “Day in the Life”

The Return of “Day in the Life”

On Tuesday, April 17, the Winging It bloggers will chronicle their entire day on social media to showcase the many facets that make up a day in the life of a Brockport student. Follow along on Twitter using #bportlife, and check out their takeover of the College's Snapchat, @collegeatbport. You can also follow the action … Continue reading The Return of “Day in the Life”

Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

Luke Bennett—This is the first installment of a new running blog on Winging It. I will highlight student-athletes here at The College at Brockport and focus on their academic prowess, along with the athletic and personal. The purpose of this blog is to show that these star athletes rank amongst the highest on the field … Continue reading Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

NancyLea Illsley—There are many people who tell us many things as we make our way through our college careers. There are some words spoken that we will remember for the rest of our lives and others that don't make the cut. I have been thinking a lot about this lately because I have been given … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me