What is UC’s Summer Bridge Orientation?

That’s where it all started! Before arriving in Cincinnati, I decided to register for this orientation and take advantage of it because I heard that it would be very helpful for new students. This program helped me tremendously in my college life here. The Summer Bridge Program is a way to help new undergraduate students make friends, but there are…

How to Travel to Nearby Cities on a Budget

Since I started school at UC, I have been traveling to many places; some close to home and some far away. I have tried many modes of transport inside the city and to visit places further away. Some of the cities I have visited are Covington, Columbus, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Toronto. If you’re thinking of…

Budget-Friendly Restaurants Around UC

The University of Cincinnati has amazing places to eat for a good price; it offers different options for every dietary restriction. Most of these restaurants are located around campus or on campus. The prices vary from $4 to $17. For on-campus eateries, most of the places are located in or around Tangeman University Center: Photo…

The Cost of Studying in the USA

As we all know, studying abroad in the United States can seem like a big expense. Many families are deterred by high tuition fees and living expenses. Is it really worth spending so much money to study abroad? Well, sometimes the budget for studying in the United States can be overestimated; it is a long-term…

What I Enjoy About Living On Campus

I am an international student who had never visited Cincinnati before coming to UC. The university mandates that freshmen live on-campus in their housing units for the first year of school. I live in Schneider Hall with 3 other students. I am glad they made that rule because, based on my experience, living on campus gives you…

My Favorite Attractions in Cincinnati

Cincinnati, also known as the Queen City, is located on the banks of the Ohio River and on the southern border of the state of Ohio. Cincinnati has a great influence of the beautiful 19th century architecture and it is home to many modern buildings as well. Some my favorite places to visit downtown are the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Contemporary Arts Center, which showcase both historical and modern…