I graduated high school with the assumption that college would be stricter and more difficult than anything I had ever faced. I brought along my backpack with all the books for the quarter, about twenty assorted pens and pencils, and enough paper to write a novel. I used none … [Read more...] about Five tips for surviving your first (and second) week of school
We sat down with career expert Robbyn Hoffman to talk college, the real world, and choosing your first career. If you like what you read, you can schedule a meeting with Robbyn or other experts at EWU's Career Services. #1: Your major isn't your career. “There is still this … [Read more...] about 3 Things All College Students Should Know
If you're new to EWU Admissions, carry on as if everything is normal. But if you've been to the site before, you'll notice some big changes. A new look. We've updated colors, fonts and images. (Lots of red! Go Eagles!) The new-look website is also made from 100% real EWU … [Read more...] about New look, new website
Normally we wouldn't tackle this sometimes prickly question in a public forum, but we've been seeing more applications from students who took course credits at schools without regional accreditation. In many of these situations, those credits don't transfer to EWU. Sometimes … [Read more...] about Should I take classes at a school that isn't regionally accredited?
Marilyn Hagerty catapulted to Internet fame for her review of the Olive Garden, and my middle-of-nowhere, small-town heart loves it. The story, that is, not the Olive Garden. The Olive Garden is sometimes hard to love … but Marilyn—she’s something special. If you haven’t … [Read more...] about The Olive Garden reviewer
We just saw this in the Spokesman-Review (the regional paper for the second-largest city in Washington, which is just 15 minutes down the road), and we definitely thought it worth sharing: Demetrius Dennis shopped carefully to find the best college education for the … [Read more...] about Making every tuition dollar count
If you’re in the middle of your college search, you probably have one huge question: “Out of all the thousands of colleges in the world, which one is the best fit for me?” Traditionally, our society emphasizes two approaches to answering this question. One is the “true … [Read more...] about College fit: it's about you