All posts tagged "dear freshman"

  • Dear Freshmen: welcome home

    By Tyler Mercer– Hello and welcome to the University of Louisville. If you’re reading this at orientation, I promise it gets better. Orientation barely scratches the surface of everything you will learn, encounter and love about U...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: having a successful interview

    By Tyler Mercer– Getting the job has become more and more difficult as the years have passed. The amount of education employers require and the skill of networking we should all strive to possess have increased significantly....

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: good bye dorm, hello mom

    By Tyler Mercer– This time last year, I was wrapping up my freshmen year of college and it had simply flown by me. I was not prepared to give up all the fun I was having to...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • Dear Freshman: Tips on finding a match

    By Tyler Mercer– There are certain things to remember when it comes time to pick a new roommate again: the obvious questions about where you’ll be living and who will bring what in terms of electronics and...

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Dear Freshman: You’ve made it this far, don’t stop now

    By Tyler Mercer– Until this point I’ve been writing this column from my own little ledge where I seem to have a deep insight into things that I feel are important for us, as students, to learn....

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: Make a schedule for success

    By Tyler Mercer– The dream class schedule would be a schedule where I had no classes and instead had quality time with my bed and a few good Netflix movies. Unfortunately, there aren’t many universities who will...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • Dear Freshman: prepare to be advised

    By Tyler Mercer– The majority of the people I met my freshmen year, the ones who were older than me anyway, would always ask me if I had been misled by an advisor yet. They used a...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: Social media and your boss

    By Tyler Mercer–  Almost every person in college has both a Facebook and Twitter account. For those of you who don’t have one or the other, or both: congratulations. Your dedication is amazing, and I simply can’t...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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