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What to expect your first year at Augustana

No matter how big or small you think your school is, you’re going to get lost at some point. It’ll probably happen right when you move in and are still learning the campus, but it could also be during your junior year looking for a classroom you’ve never been to. Don’t panic if this happens!

Mari Kelley
June 3, 2021

Common myths about the college admission process

A lot of misinformation can swirl around and rumors die hard. How important are extracurriculars, really? And how important are my test scores if I have above a 3.5 GPA? As someone who’s been through the same process you’re getting ready to start, I’ve compiled a list of myths about college applications.

Autumn Peele
June 1, 2021

A smart path for future nurses

Through a unique partnership with the Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Augustana students with the passion of becoming a nurse receive phenomenal, efficient preparation in just six years. 

Kirby Stockwell
Kirby Stockwell
May 20, 2021

Best study spots on campus

Here are some of the best places to study on Augustana’s campus. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
April 8, 2021

Want to be a business major? Here are some tips

Business majors will always be in demand because there are so many career opportunities. Learn about all that Augustana offers students interested in business and related fields.

Debbie Blaylock
Debbie Blaylock
April 7, 2021

5 easily avoidable mistakes to think about when looking at colleges

Here is a list of five of the most common mistakes that I have seen when my high school friends and I applied to colleges.

Jon Jaworowski
Jon Jaworowski
March 19, 2021

The best ways to get a job on campus

Your guide to finding campus employment and going from broke college student to... less broke. 

Jon Jaworowski
Jon Jaworowski
February 9, 2021

What is environmental studies, and why should you major in it?

An environmental studies major will give you the knowledge, skills and analytical tools needed to tackle environmental challenges on a local, regional and international level. You’ll be creating a more sustainable, healthier environment for generations to come.

Debbie Blaylock
Debbie Blaylock
November 12, 2020

Consider this before declaring a neuroscience major

If you’re wondering what a neuroscience major is, where it can take you after college and what you should consider before declaring, here are some tips.

Debbie Blaylock
Debbie Blaylock
November 2, 2020

Want to be a public health major? Here are some tips.

Because students of public health need a broad background of knowledge and experiences, a liberal arts college can be perfect fit. 

October 28, 2020

The ultimate guide to choosing a kinesiology major

Kinesiology has become a buzzword in the last few years, with many schools like Augustana adding new academic majors and programs in the field. If you’re wondering what a kinesiology major is, where it can take you after college and what you should consider before declaring, here are some tips.

October 9, 2020

3 reasons you should get involved with music or theatre

Augustana College provides opportunities for music and theatre majors and minors and students involved in other programs on campus to be involved in music ensembles, lessons and theatre production. But why should you take advantage of these opportunities at Augustana?

Jon Jaworowski
Jon Jaworowski
October 9, 2020