Tag: choosing a major

What to expect from orientation

What to expect from orientation

Alexis Marchitte—Well, somehow almost 2 months of summer have passed since I left Brockport and now freshman orientation is upon us. There are certainly ways to maximize your experience and make the most out of your overnight orientation before you finally move in! I remember my orientation and the people I met like it was … Continue reading What to expect from orientation

Un-Blurring the Line: School to Real Life

Un-Blurring the Line: School to Real Life

Kayla Green—As seniors in high school, we are expected to apply to colleges, pick one to attend, and, arguably hardest of all, choose a major or field of study to pursue while we are there, leading to the career that we will spend our lives doing. No pressure, right? Wrong. I remember being extremely overwhelmed … Continue reading Un-Blurring the Line: School to Real Life

1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

Marie Fischer—When I was little, I was so fascinated by the work my parents did. They're both nurses, so our dinner table conversations were far from the norm. They consisted of conversations full of blood, broken bones, puke. Definitely not what you were hearing at most tables. I remember envying them for the things they … Continue reading 1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

I Love Being an Overnight Host!

I Love Being an Overnight Host!

Cat Mattis—Last Tuesday, I was lucky enough to be given the experience to host a daylong shadow for the first time. It was a rewarding experience. It was basically a daylong tour filled with questions and information about Brockport. My favorite part was experiencing the part of a tour guide from the other side. (I … Continue reading I Love Being an Overnight Host!

How I Became a Double Major

How I Became a Double Major

Elaina Mancuso—Last Saturday, I had an opportunity to talk about my experiences as a communications student at one of our fall Open Houses. My advisor and professor in a previous year reached out to me to speak at this event. I was thrilled to have this chance because I love sharing my experiences at Brockport … Continue reading How I Became a Double Major

The Journey of Choosing my Major

The Journey of Choosing my Major

Missy Fischer—Choosing a major always seems to be a subject that causes a lot of college students stress and anxiety.  I know for me I had a lot of anxiety about not having my major established by the time I was a senior in high school.  I felt like everyone else knew exactly what they were … Continue reading The Journey of Choosing my Major