Archive for September, 2008

OSU’s Own Students Outwit Wall Street

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

I’m sure many of you have heard the news items on the Dow Jones, the nation’s financial crisis, WaMu, Wall Street and other miscellaneous stories on the the economy. OSU announced that it has entrusted its own student investment club to manage $1,000,000 (that’s one million!) after they did better than the professionals last year. […]

It’s the Quizz Show…

Monday, September 29th, 2008

For every one who has felt counted out, knocked out, pushed down, tossed around, too small, or too short, this article is a must read. The 5’7″ Jacquizz Rodgers has proven he’s a force to be reckoned with. –mko


Saturday, September 27th, 2008

From the South Lobby, fourth floor, Washington Convention Center: Greetings from Seattle, dear readers! I know it has been a long stretch since I last posted but I have been running around like crazy at the National Association of College Admissions Counseling Nat. Conference this week. The whole staff is up here and we’ve been […]

Why Oregon State Rocks!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Hey budding filmmakers out there! We all know that Oregon State rocks for so many reasons. U.S. News and World Reports is sponsoring a Youtube contest, “Why My College Rocks“. All you need to do if you want to participate is make a video about why Oregon State rocks then post it as a video […]

Welcome Back Students!

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Wow! I can’t believe it’s already that time of year. Our students have arrived for Connect Week! On my drive in to work this morning I was greeted by an ENORMOUS line of students waiting for tickets to this Thursday’s USC game stretching from Gill Coliseum on 26th Ave. to the Indoor Practice Facility on […]

Bridge to Success Program Covering More Students Than Anticipated

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Great news from the Gazette Times this morning. OSU’s Bridge to Success Program is covering more students than anticipated at inception. More students are taking advantage of Oregon State University’s “Bridge to Successâ€? program than its creators expected. Announced last spring to begin with this fall’s term, the program was expected to cover fees and […]

OSU Unveils New Interactive Campus Map: Experience OSU 360

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

A workgroup made up of folks from Central Web Services, University Housing and Dining, Enrollment Management, the TOUR office and Admissions have developed a serious upgrade to the campus map. Some of the newer features include 360-degree shots at different campus locations, static campus pictures, and descriptions of buildings and programs within them. Experience OSU […]

Beware of Financial Aid Scams

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

We try to avoid re purposing material here at the Admissions Blog. Today, we’ll make an exception for an excellent post on about Financial Aid, or more specifically, scholarship scams. You’re worried about paying for college, and the letter that just arrived in your mailbox sounds like an answer to those worries. It’s inviting […]

OSU Is Coming To Your Area!

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

There’s been a few emails coming in regarding when OSU will be on the road visiting high schools and attending college fairs. The Recruit Team of the Office of Admissions has a very aggressive schedule this fall and may be coming to an area close to you in the near future! We recruit across the […]

OSU Alumnus, Curt Willener, Thrives in Harvard MBA Program

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

When I’m on the road working with parents and students I get lots of questions about where OSU students work and attend grad school after leaving OSU. We’ve documented many career success stories of OSU graduates. I just got a link to a profile from the Harvard Business School’s website of OSU Alumnus, Curt Willener, […]

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