From the category archives:

Academics

Why Speech Path?

by Sarah March 3, 2014

For me, Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)  just made sense.  In high school I had been looking into majoring in something in the category of the medical field.  But I didn’t want to be a doctor or a nurse.  For a while I was thinking of going into Physical Therapy but that just didn’t seem quite right […]

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My Major Chose Me.

by Corie February 27, 2014

I always knew that I wanted to do something with the media. Then I also wanted to mix it in with something I am good at, writing. I will be graduating next fall with my B.A in Advertising with a concentration in professional writing. I didn’t start out that way though. Freshmen year, I was […]

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What I want to do with my Major

by Britney February 27, 2014

What I want to do with my major, Fashion Merchandising, is own my own clothing line. I want to have a line of clothing out and start my own fragrance line as well. Though this will require lots of work and a creative mind, I know that it will be worth it!

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Choosing my Major

by Deanna February 26, 2014

I always remember sitting in my classes the first day of class, and observing the type of decorating and arrangement of the classroom my teachers had done, but especially thinking of all the different things I would have done if it were my classroom. The most vivid time I recall doing this is my first […]

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Well, I Guess This is Growing Up

by Marielle February 25, 2014

This week, instead of looking back on my storied college career, I’ll be looking forward to the future. As you might know, I have been a dietetics major since first setting foot on the Fontbonne campus, and I’ve never once wanted to deviate from that path.  Although most people have a general concept of what […]

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Just Now Realizing this….

by Tim February 24, 2014

Life is tough for people, like me, who are left handed. Growing up, all the desks I sat in were right handed. I did get lucky and had a left handed desk every now and then. When I started community college, my mind was set on tables not desks being used. Guess what I saw….desks. […]

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New Students

by Britney February 21, 2014

The key to surviving college is to make a connection with your teachers! Your teachers have the power to give you an “A” or “D”. It is good to make a connection with them because you will be more comfortable asking them questions and that will help you to understand the work better. Another key […]

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Girl Power.

by Carly February 21, 2014

This week I began a new adventure serving as an Assistant Coach for the Girls on the Run program! A few weeks ago, when I got my curriculum binder that details all of the lessons that we cover during each practice, it made me realize something: if Girls on the Run is a program that […]

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“…for this thing we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

by Lauren February 19, 2014

I have become quite seasoned at this whole college thing.  A lot of what I have learned about being successful in college has been through trial and error.  When I first started college, I took as many credit hours as I could, sometimes 18 at a time.  For some majors this is the norm; however, […]

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“Hindsight is Vibrant, Reality: Rarely Lit”

by Marielle February 18, 2014

So maybe you think that since I’m a senior, with almost 4 years of college life behind me, I have it all figured out. Not really. I’m just making it up as I go. But I can offer some advice based on my past experiences, good and bad.  All things considered, looking back now – […]

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