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Helpful mobile apps for international students (Part 1)

Adjusting to student life in the US is a lot easier with some help in your pocket. Add these apps to your smartphone to make the transition faster and more productive. Apps for college life Venmo (free) Popular site Buzzfeed calls Venmo the “#1 app college students should download right now.” This finance app simplifies the... Continue reading Helpful mobile apps for international students (Part 1)
Life at KU

KU’s 143rd Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to the class of 2015, and to the University of Kansas for its 143rd Commencement; here undergraduate and graduate students were congratulated for there degree completion and awarded honory degrees. Continue reading to witness the days events in pictures taken at the commencement! The Last Attendance Call flickr Before commencement, students excitedly lined up... Continue reading KU’s 143rd Commencement Ceremony
College Tips

10 tips for applying to an internship

You've learned about common ways to find out about internships. Now we’ll talk about what to do when applying. Follow these tips and you’ll better your chances of getting great internships! Note: As an international student in the USA looking for an internship, you’ll need to make sure you’re eligible for CPT, or Curricular Practical Training. Speak... Continue reading 10 tips for applying to an internship
College Tips

The college crunch: How to manage your time (Part 2)

Feeling burned out by college work? Read our time management tips. Start from Part 1 to build a good base for being productive. And then put that productivity to use….by reading this article too. Tip: Get into a routine Building a routine, or adding something to your life as a habit, helps you stay committed. Instead... Continue reading The college crunch: How to manage your time (Part 2)
College Tips

The college crunch: How to manage your time (Part 1)

Why is time management important? Because you’re absolutely, positively not avoiding work by reading this post, right? Just kidding, this post is clearly very important. Also important? Efficiently managing your time. In college, you have classes, studying, papers, group projects and more. It’s up to you to make sure things get done. Welcome to the... Continue reading The college crunch: How to manage your time (Part 1)
Life at KU, KU Academic Accelerator

Million Dollar Quartet KU AAP Event

Check out KU AAP's latest adventure to the Million Dollar Quartet, performed in Lawrence, Kansas's very own Lied Center. The Million Dollar Quartet is the high voltage Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the phenomenal true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash,... Continue reading Million Dollar Quartet KU AAP Event