Perspectives

Five tips for meeting new people at college

March 15, 2017
By Janae Jordan

Transitioning from living at home to moving out on your own is pretty challenging. When you are younger, you cannot wait to go off to college. The closer the time comes, you start to get nervous and wonder is this really the best idea.

College is a great experience, especially going to college away from home. I…

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Students bear burden of Higher Ed funding cuts

February 28, 2017
By Jack Hawkins, Jr.

Student debt is the hot-button issue in higher education. Each summer I hear from parents of incoming freshmen concerned about the challenge of rising debt and the impact it will have on their student’s future.

Their fears are well founded. Student debt in the United States exceeds $1.26 trillion, and for the first time exceeds…

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Five Reasons To Be An Impact Leader

February 8, 2017
By Olivia Melton

Being a summer orientation leader is the most coveted position at Troy University. Most students must wait years to finally get accepted into the program. Once you are an Impact Leader, you can gain respect from your fellow peers and Troy faculty, as well as meet fresh new faces through these experiences. Sixty-hour work weeks…

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