MAKING THE GRADE
Convincing your parents to let you study abroad.
FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES
If Legally Blonde is your go-to chick that Reese Witherspoon’s most reliable support system comprised her sorority sisters from Delta Nu. frater and soror, meaning brother and sister, respectively; fraternities and sororities are social organizations usually found at undergraduate institutions. Most maintain a chapter house owned by alumni or a national organization that provides dining and residential facilities for members.
Fraternities and sororities carry negative connotations because of their exclusivity, hazing and even illegal behavior. However, some are actually honor societies that recognize excellence in students and uphold high academic standards. Strong bonds of brotherhood and sisterhood and opportunities for leadership are also some of the perks of Greek life.
Work-study is a college program that allows students to earn dollars by wiping off countertops (or whatever your job requires) while attending school. Workstudy wages can directly reduce your tuition bills with each paycheck or can be paid directly to you. Students who are awarded work-study grants typically work from ten to 20 hours each week. In the case of undergraduates, students are paid by government.
theater technician, which meant building sets and painting stages - and also getting two free tickets for each show. While work-study can be time-consuming; the experience, the friends you make and the salary (typically more than $7 per hour) received are all worth it. Options are wide: Admissions representative, tutoring, and even leading a club could be your job, even though some If you like smelling like fried chicken and apple pie every day, dining services is always short on people.
There’s nothing like shrieking your school’s anthem at a sports event to a large emphasis on their sports teams. There’s usually at least one top “varsity” team that will compete against those from other universities.
in their academic endeavors and general well-being. Schools typically allocate a huge budget for athletics and award scholarships for those who make the team. In addition to joining daily practices, team members also form strong bonds, thanks to weekends spent travelling and competing together.Top teams are often televised with people from all over the nation watching.