Orientation and Move in: What to Expect

All the months of planning and preparation have led to this moment – you finally arrive at UC to start your college journey! It is time to move into dorms, meet new friends at orientation and say goodbye to family. It is a very exciting, nerve-wracking and busy time so I am going to tell…

Introduction: Aissatou

Hello! My name is Aissatou Barry I am from Conakry, Guinea. I am a second-year student majoring in information systems and minoring in finance at Lindner College of Business. I came from a family with 11 sisters and 3 brothers and I am the first to enter college. My favorite sport is soccer; I grew…

How to get Involved with Student Organizations and Why You Should

There are a number of clubs and student organizations at the University of Cincinnati. So far, there are over 500 organizations registered at UC ranging from politics and development to academics, sports, fraternities and sororities. It’s exciting on how easy it is to join clubs and student organizations. These clubs and organizations are all found…

On-campus Jobs for International Students

There are a number of on-campus jobs within University of Cincinnati that will earn you a little more money in your pocket and improve your skills in the desired area you choose to work. International students can get jobs on campus to at a maximum of 20 hours a week, and during school breaks a…

Things To Do In The Summer Before College

Orientation Make sure to look out for emails from the university informing you about orientation week. There is a lot of key information provided in these meeting sessions that would give you a flying head start once classes actually begin. Whether Orientation is in person or virtual, it’s beneficial to attend so that you know…

Music for Studying

Everyone has their preference when it comes to studying with background music/noise/ audio. For me personally,  the music I play almost cues my mind to get into a ‘zone’ and so I thought I would share my routine.  Chemistry homework problems  For a task that requires me to draw and problem solve, I prefer not…