Monthly Archives: December 2015

0

Admission Essays: Top Ten Things to Avoid

When applying to American universities, it is important to understand that the admission essay is a MAJOR part of the application and can strongly influence the admission decision. ┬áMost universities will offer several prompts from which prospective students can choose an essay topic, but many also offer an option to write an admission essay on…

Share
0

GPA and How it Works: Is A 4.0 Really That Important?

Maintaining high grades can be one of the biggest pressures in the lives of many college students, with parents, professors, academic advisers, and friends all reinforcing the belief that maintaining a high grade point average (GPA) is crucial to college and career success. But how do grade point averages work? What do they mean for…

Share
0

Study Spots: Using Environment to Your Advantage

  Finals are just around the corner here at Truman State University! ┬áTruman students take their grades very seriously, and studying for final exams is a top priority. Having a place where you can focus your attention is a valuable asset when writing a paper or preparing for an exam. Here is a list of…

Share

This is the official blog of the Truman State University Center for International Students.