Kindergarten Rules: Learning to Play Nice with Roommates

Thoughts from Admissions

  • Kindergarten Rules: Learning to Play Nice with Roommates

    March 9, 2014

    Last time we talked about the options for choosing (or being assigned) a roommate. I had mentioned communication being key to the roommate relationship, regardless of your situation, and it’s true. Any good relationship is filled with communication. After all, we don’t want you to pop like a bottle of shaken soda-pop (there, no one […]

  • What do you mean “roommate”?

    March 5, 2014

    Perhaps one of the most popular questions from incoming students is “Can I have a single room?” or some variation thereof. At Truman, the answer is: more than likely, no. For students with certain disabilities or medical conditions, Disability Services on campus can work with you to arrange for a single room if you’d like. […]

  • Financial Aid 101

    February 21, 2014

    Having a horrible time trying to figure out what that FAFSA result can mean? I am here to help! Financial Aid can come in many shapes and forms, and is often broken into two different categories: the free money and not free money. Hopefully these descriptions will help you in your financial aid journey! • […]

  • Scholarship Review

    February 14, 2014

    Happy (snowy) Friday! We are diving into the lengthy process of competitive scholarship review here in the Admissions Office, and I’m sure many of you have the same questions: “What exactly is Truman looking for when deciding competitive scholarships?” “What can I do to make my application stronger and get more scholarship money?” “Did I […]

  • New Year in the Admission Office

    February 7, 2014

    We’re coming to see you! It’s a new year, a new semester, and although we’ve had some time to work on things in office, our traveling admission counselors are heading out to come see you! Many of our counselors are holding accepted student events as well. If you are planning on Truman this the fall, […]