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Diverse Identities Finding Space on Campus
Oct 24, 2019

If you are a person who holds a marginalized identity on a campus that has traditionally been predominantly white, it can sometimes take time to find your place when first arriving here.

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How the Office of Disability Resources Can Work For You
Apr 8, 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 American adults are currently living with a disability, so it makes sense that Appalachian State University would have an entire office dedicated...

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Helpful Tips for Freshman Year
Apr 8, 2019

I am a freshman here at Appalachian State University and I am going to share a few things with you that have helped me academically this year. I went to a small high school in North Carolina and we never really had much homework so I was a little worried coming to college on what to expect.

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From El Salvador to App State
Oct 26, 2017

El Salvador? Yes, you may have never heard of the country where I was born and raised. We are the smallest country in Latin America. Only 7 million people are lucky to have been born there. El Salvador is located right below Mexico and right next to Costa Rica.

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Top 5 reasons you should go to App
Oct 26, 2017

1.       Location, location, location!

2.       The many opportunities for campus involvement

3.       Small classroom sizes and passionate professors

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Top 4 places to hike on the Parkway
Oct 26, 2017

My favorite thing that Boone has to offer us is the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. A short 15-minute drive down 421 or 321 will take you along the mesmerizing two lane roads full of views, adventures and some of the best hikes you could find on the East Coast.

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Sunrise Grill
Oct 25, 2017

I am a big breakfast person, I love everything about it: the warm, fluffy pancakes, the crunchy, salty hash browns, the sizzle of the bacon. All of it just makes my heart sing with happiness. There is just something so special about breakfast compared to all other meals.

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How Greek life changed my life
Oct 25, 2017

Coming to college, I was unsure of what I wanted to study, what I wanted out of my college experience, and how I would make the most of my time at Appalachian.

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Students, parents and families affected by recent events
Oct 24, 2017

Those affected by recent severe weather are in the Appalachian Community's thoughts. We realize that these events may affect the application process for those impacted, potentially causing a delay in transcripts, application fees and application submission.

 

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Why I prefer living on campus
Oct 23, 2017

Appalachian State provides an awesome opportunity for students living on campus. I transferred in as a junior and lived on campus for my last two years of college. I’m glad I made that decision because it forced me to be more engaged with on-campus activities and to meet more people.

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Best hiking spots
Oct 23, 2017

Being in Boone has been the amazing because every weekend I get to go on a new adventure! I have always loved hiking, and would frequently visit many places around Charlotte  such as Stone Mountain.

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Peak season in Boone
Oct 23, 2017

Peak season: when Boone steals the spotlight and takes everyone’s breath away.

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Service learning experience in Nicaragua
Oct 17, 2017

I had the opportunity to be a participant of a service learning experience with the ACT office (Appalachian & the Community Together) this past spring break.

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