Shay Harris—Before going to college I had this beautiful fantasy of what it would all look like. I envisioned purple grass, gold skies, and late nights tearing up the streets in a vehicle that would make Marvel’s Ghost Rider jealous. Now, all of that’s a lie, but I did have expectations—many of which were subverted. … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: Love Yourself.
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Cat Mattis—Let's face it, no matter how hard you try, you will probably end up taking an 8 a.m. class during your time at college. No matter how much you complain, whine, or cry about it, you are going to have to get through it. As someone who has had 8 a.m. classes every day … Continue reading How to Survive 8 a.m. Classes
Kayla Green—I know a lot of you out there are in the process of deciding on a school to attend next fall or even two falls from now, if you're a junior. I remember this process like it was yesterday, and let me tell you it is not easy. If you are feeling overwhelmed or … Continue reading Choosing the Right School: Why Brockport May Be the Right Choice for You
Alexis Marchitte—My freshman year I lived in a suite style dorm that had two bedrooms with two girls in each. We all shared a common living room and one bathroom. So my packing list might differ slightly from those living in a corridor style room! The pictures above show my roommate's side of the … Continue reading What I Packed
Alex Bill—As the year has finally spun to a near conclusion, there are so many things that I have learned while here at Brockport. It seems that the longer I am here the more I tend to learn about myself, those around me and my future endeavors. This year has had its many ups and … Continue reading Conclusions on a Wonderful Year
This Friday, April 22, all 10 of the Winging It bloggers will be posting to social media all day long to chronicle what a day in the life of Brockport students is like. From before sun-up to after sun-down, they'll share their day with you: classes, clubs, working out, time with friends, food, homework, internships, … Continue reading Coming to you live on Friday!
Alex Bill— College. Isn't it such an ambiguous word? The prospect of moving towards the inevitable light of adulthood, something which I have been grabbing at for so long. Yet, time is a continuous force, something that cannot be talked into slowing down, so do not hold your breath. You see, I view this whole college … Continue reading Trains, Time and Novelty
Alexis Marchitte—Hey everyone! My name is Alexis, and I am a first semester freshman this year at Brockport. I am studying Exercise Science and Athletic Training, I am hoping to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. I currently work for Campus Rec in the SERC and I am a new blogger for Winging It. I am … Continue reading What they don’t tell you about move-in day
Missy Fischer—Hi all!! For those of you new to the blog, my name is Melissa and I’m a senior nursing student here at The College at Brockport. A senior; I cannot believe it. I can remember being a freshman so clearly it feels like just last week. I have mixed emotions about being a senior … Continue reading Senior Year: The Final Chapter
There's lots of excitement and nerves leading up to freshman orientation. Take these tips from a recent grad and have an amazing orientation experience!