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UW-La Crosse student Ka Zang Lee shared her literacy narrative as part of the College Writing Symposium  in fall 2021. My identity as a bilingual learner Posted 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021 Student shares her struggles with literacy and what she wishes educators knew about being bilingual Read more about My identity as a bilingual learner Students in play board games in their residence hall room. How to make friends in college Posted 10:23 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 Eight tips to create opportunities for new friendships Read more about How to make friends in college You Got This is written with chalk on pavement. Ten coping skills for mental health as you return to school Posted 2:13 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 Counselors share strategies to try, plus more self-help tools Read more about Ten coping skills for mental health as you return to school When filling out a multiple choice test, a good strategy is to think about how you would answer before looking at the answer options. Test taking strategies Posted 3:01 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Tips to do your best on exams and reduce test anxiety Read more about Test taking strategies Identify a place you can study without distractions or interruptions. It can be difficult to get in the proper frame of mind when you are surrounded by your TV, stereo, computer, bed, phone and friends. Finding a consistent space that you associate with studying can help you stay focused. How to study effectively Posted 10:33 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 Ten essential study skills to retain information, stay focused and learn more Read more about How to study effectively Earning scholarships can amount to hundreds or even thousands of extra dollars to apply to your tuition. How to apply for college scholarships Posted 2:56 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 A collection of the best tips on how to get a scholarship Read more about How to apply for college scholarships Studying the website of the school where you are applying is a great way to prepare. How to write a college essay Posted 1:27 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 College admissions counselors offer 11 tips to help your application essay stand out Read more about How to write a college essay A view from the top of Miller Bluff near the UW-La Crosse campus in winter with snowshoes in the foreground. Enjoying the outdoors is a good temporary way to relax and unwind, but to take care of mental health in the long-term, it is important to practice activities every day that can build a good mental health foundation. Six tips to give your mental health a boost mid-semester Posted 11:05 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 Students affairs staff share ways to build a strong mental health foundation, connect and practice self-care Read more about Six tips to give your mental health a boost mid-semester More news