Category Archive: Choices

Jan 28

$$$ Financial Aid – FAFSA Time!

Now that most of you have gone through the admissions process and have been accepted into Barton College, it’s time to think about how you are going to finance your education. Some people have money saved up specifically for college while others may not. Cutting the cost of your college education can be very simple …

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Jan 27

Greek Life: Formal Recruitment!

Hey, y’all!!! Last night I had to deactivate my Facebook for TEN days! I know, I know. You say its not a big deal; but it is when you are used to having Facebook on your phone and at your fingertips all day, and now its gone, completely gone! Why you ask? Well, last night …

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Jan 27

Open House!

I hope all of you are having a terrific day wherever you are! I am having a pretty good day. I only have one class on Tuesdays and Thursdays which is already out of the way, so the rest of my day is basically free! So, today I am going to talk about a Barton …

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Jan 19

Bring it On: Spring Semester!

We have less than a week before the spring 2011 semester begins!!!  I am so excited and ready to be back at Barton and to get things started. I think that this semester is going to be much easier than fall semester. Last semester was my first semester at Barton (I transferred from another school), …

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Dec 14

In the Middle of Exams

Ok, so it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.  Exam week, that is.  I’ve already had one exam, and now I’m studying like crazy for my other ones, but it’s really not that bad.  I wake up the morning of my exams and start freaking out, wondering if I studied everything I’ll …

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Nov 22

The Big Switch (Part 1)

It was really hard for me to begin the process of applying to colleges. I had my little list. Princeton was up there with Old Dominion, East Carolina, and NC State. I talked about going to college all the time, about who I wanted to be, what I wanted to do, and how I would …

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Nov 18

Fear? Yeah. Regrets? Nope!

Stress.  Anxiety.  Worry.  I’m sure these are only a few of the emotions rolling around inside you right now.  Applying for college is one of the most stressful times for a young adult.  It is probably also the most confusing.  You are nervous about going off to college, but also excited that you’re almost out …

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Nov 18

Dreams and Decisions

When I think about when I first started applying to colleges, one word comes to mind… WOW!! I was a spontaneous seventeen-year-old aspiring to become the next top American fashion designer. I was so ready to leave my home and attend college all the way in sunny California. Yes, I will admit that I was …

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Nov 17

A Name and a Face, Not Just a Number

When I was a junior in high school, I thought I knew exactly where I wanted to go to college – Western Carolina University.  Well, obviously I didn’t end up there, and here’s why. I found Barton College in a random way.  I was in Wilson at the Imagination Station for a speech competition for …

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