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Oct 20, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

What They Don’t Tell You About College

People love to give rising first-year students advice about college, but there is one things that everyone fails to mention.

Sep 23, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

A Tale of Two Countries

Memories of my childhood in El Salvador come to mind when I see kids playing in the streets.

Sep 17, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

Coping with Online Classes and Online Life

All classes have gone online here at NC State. This comes with a lot of inconveniences, but also with a lot of advantages.

May 4, 2020  |  News & Features

Spring 2020 Semester-in-Review

This was a semester that no one could have imagined.

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.

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 10, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

Making the Most of Your Finalist Interview Day!

It was a chilly February day in 2016. Showered with far too much hairspray and a LOT of deodorant, I strode cautiously towards Hunt Library in my ill-fitting, ruffle-covered, borrowed suit.

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 […]