Scholars Blog

Apr 14, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

Silently Speaking Our Passions

Our stories shape us. We all have underlying truths that get created each day from the moment we are born. They take us to where we are now and influence where we’ll be.

Apr 10, 2020  |  News & Features

The Insider on Undergraduate Research

My undergraduate research journey started in the summer of 2019 with the smell of roasted coffee as it enveloped the air while I hastily walked down to my first training in the clean room at the NC State Nanofabrication Lab.

Apr 3, 2020  |  News & Features

Embracing Ever-Changing Interests

When I started my college career, my life was all sketched out in my planner. Everything from my undergraduate degree to my eventual retirement was planned with an exact timeline and high expectations. 

Mar 2, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

The Start of Something New

The start of a new semester is the perfect time to reflect and evaluate the positive and negative aspects of your previous semester. 

Feb 6, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

The Key to Success

As I entered my sophomore year at NC State, I realized that I would be faced with a growing challenge. Within the first few weeks of my fall semester, I began to experience something much too familiar to me: self-doubt.

Jan 9, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

Personality is Paramount

Grade point average (GPA) is an important tool used to assess a student’s ability to be successful in their classes. GPA is what will put your foot in the door, but who you are is what will get you a […]

Dec 10, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Planning the Unplanned

The thought of failing tore at my stomach, creating panic and fear as negative thoughts invaded my mind, but I learned more from it than any “A” I ever received.

Dec 1, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Finding My Place At NC State

Getting used to an unfamiliar campus and a new community is something that doesn’t typically happen within Orientation week.

Nov 5, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Our Hearts Ever HOLd You, NC State: My Experience as an Orientation Leader

Orientation. It is our first introduction to life at NC State and, for many, it is nerve-racking.

Oct 4, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

How to Improve Your Life with One Word

The first piece of advice people often provide rising first-year students is to say “yes” to every new opportunity.