Study Tip: Achieving Academic Success

By , January 25, 2011 8:45 am

[This study tip was provided by Ariel Green, a graduate student in the Bloch School. She also serves as an SI Leader.]

I can clearly remember my first day as a college freshman at UMKC. I was sitting in Royall Hall 111 with around 500 other nervous students at 7:40AM waiting for General Chemistry I to begin. I remember feeling completely incompetent with regards to studying and understanding the material. However, I took the good advice of some more experienced students and came up with my own way of succeeding. Five years later, I would like to share this advice with you.

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Getting Involved on Campus

By , January 25, 2011 8:44 am

If you are looking for ways to get involved on campus, there are many opportunities for you to check out! From specific clubs and organizations to broad offices and centers, there is always something to do! Check out the University’s Activities Calendar for a broad scope of activities, or check out any of the following offices if you’re looking for something more specific!

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Take Note! FAFSA and Financial Aid Deadlines

By , January 25, 2011 8:37 am

UMKC’s priority deadline to complete the FAFSA is March 1. You can still complete it after this date; you just may not receive all the awards you are eligible for.

Currently enrolled UMKC students may apply for competitive institutional scholarships by completing the competitive scholarship application. It is due, along with 2 letters of recommendation, on March 1.

Other opportunities provided by the University can be found on the financial aid website. Links to school-specific scholarships are provided below.

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Mobile Library Website- Check out Resources on the Go!

By , January 25, 2011 8:37 am

UMKC Libraries proudly announces the launch of its new website designed for internet enabled mobile phones. Now users can access many of the most popular and frequently-used features from the Libraries’ full website in a streamlined, mobile version. The site can be accessed directly at http://library.umkc.edu/mobile/.

UMKC Libraries mobile website provides library users the capability to perform any of the following tasks:

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2011 Venture Creation Challenge–Turn Your Idea into a Business

By , January 25, 2011 8:35 am

It’s time once again to sign up for the 2011 Regnier Family Foundations Venture Creation Challenge. Last year more than 40 UMKC student venture teams from across the disciplines and 70-plus investors, entrepreneurs and business leaders participated in the Venture Creation Challenge–and five winning teams took home launch packages valued at $15,000.

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Summer D.C. Internship Applications Now Available

By , January 25, 2011 8:33 am

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2011 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service. Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies and held at Georgetown University, the Institute is a summer academic internship program in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and careers in the nonprofit sector.

*** PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE – February 3***
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