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Diverse Identities Finding Space on Campus
Apr 8, 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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How I became a business major
Mar 12, 2018

When I came to App State, I thought I wanted to be a nursing major and help others in the hospital. I thought this was something I was passionate about. As I started taking different courses, I realized nursing was not for me.

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On-campus events
Mar 12, 2018

There are so many things to do in the town of Boone as you will realize soon after moving up the mountain, but what is on campus for you to do? As you would assume there are many resources that will provide you with entertainment throughout the year.

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Living on campus
Mar 8, 2018

Living on campus at Appalachian is an awesome experience that makes you feel much more connected to campus and the student community. When you live in one of the residence halls, you have to opportunity to live amongst other students and become part of the the Appalachian community.

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Intramural soccer
Mar 8, 2018

Being a college student and finding time to exercise can be really difficult. All the homework, studying and other priorities make it hard to find time to go to the gym. One of the best ways I stay in shape is being a part of intramural soccer.

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Game days
Mar 8, 2018

Ever since I can remember, sports have been a huge part of my life. From cheering on my high school team to cheering on the Carolina Panthers, being under stadium lights feels like home. With that being said, when I started applying to schools, football played a big role in my decisions.

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Career Fest and Business Connections
Mar 8, 2018

Appalachian State’s campus provides numerous resources and opportunities for students to engage in professional development by gaining internships and job opportunities.

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Managing stress in college
Mar 8, 2018

When I was in high school, stress was something I was used to dealing with. Whether it was with work, school or balancing the two of them, I thought I was pretty good at handling my commitments and stress levels.

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Transfer Facebook group
Mar 8, 2018

After I decided to come to Appalachain, I was invited to join a group on Facebook (Appalachian State Transfers) specifically for transfer students.

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Scenic attractions in Boone
Mar 7, 2018

As many of you may already know, Boone is known for many scenic attractions such as the Appalachian Trail, beautiful overlooks on the Blue Ridge Parkway and many other hiking opportunities throughout the area.

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College of Business
Mar 7, 2018

Appalachian State is well known for the Walker College of Business. The college offers over 10 different majors ranging from the following: supply chain management, marketing, management, computer information systems and many more.

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