Scholars Blog

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.

Sep 10, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Growing Into My Truth

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” – Steve Jobs

May 8, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Looking Back, Leaping Forward: To the Class of 2019

Now a full year into my freshman year at NC State, I find it hard to accurately describe how much my life has changed—how different I am now than I was last August.

May 8, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Embracing Confusion

From preschool to high school we have been conditioned to a pretty standard daily routine. Wake up too early, go to school, participate in any extracurriculars, have fun with friends/hobbies, stay up too late, repeat. Then comes the game changer: […]