10 Best Things About Being Home for Winter Break

1. Home Cooked Meals BEST. THING. EVER. Don’t get me wrong, I love my on the go macaroni and cheese, but homemade mashed potatoes never fail. 2. Hallmark Movies I personally LOVE wrapping up in a blanket with a warm mug of hot cocoa, watching Hallmark movies all afternoon…So what if you can guess the ending within the first five minutes?! 3. Cuddles with your Pets School seems much harder without from best pal of a pup by my side, so many puppy cuddles are needed throughout break. 4. Family Time Winter break is one of the only times both my brother and I are home, so the world domination of Risk and overly competitive nights of Monopoly tend to be a good time. 5. Catching up with High School

Why taking a foreign language in college is the best…and sometimes worst thing to do in college

Hello all! If you don’t already know, I am a Spanish minor here at K-State and I am about to complete my third semester of classes in Spanish. I took four years of Spanish in high school, and I was fortunate enough to test Spanish 4 here. After Spanish 4, I took a composition and grammar class and I am currently taking a class in conversation. Learning a foreign language can be more than just a resume builder, especially for those that have dedicated at least 18 credit hours to their college education for it. I know of multiple students from my classes who have spent weeks, sometimes months in a foreign country and have been able to interact with the locals, beyond just hello and thank you.

4 Pieces of Advice From my Freshman Year

1. Find your people Going through anything alone sucks. When I first started at K-State, I knew about three people total. I thought that I would never make it through the next four year relying on these three people. Then I joined Sigma Alpha. I found my people, the ones that would encourage and support me when I needed it, and most importantly, when I resisted it. 2. Don’t be too proud If you need help, ask for it! Don’t let your pride get in the way of your education. I learned this the hardest way possible. I failed the first test I took in college. I worried for what seemed like weeks before I knew what to do. I had to get tutoring. At first, I didn’t want anyone to know that I needed tu

Job Applications

As senior year rolls around many students began to face the dreaded job application process. For many it is a time of much stress because many people are applying for the same positions as others and just want the best salary for themselves. The first step when it comes to applying for jobs is to make sure that your resume or cover letter has something that stands out from others. Secondly you want to apply to as many jobs as possible so you have more options to choose from and more variety in your choices. The third step is to make sure to spend time preparing for the interviews and do your research about the company that you are applying for. The biggest aspect of the job interview process

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Kansas State University Sigma Alpha

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