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The Wildcat Take

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How do I know if a major’s right for me? Will I feel at home here? How will college change me? Our blog series invites current students to share what they wish they’d known when they were in your shoes. They’ve lived through your questions. Here are the experiences that helped them forge their own answers.

Stephanie Ropes '22

Advice From a Graduating #UNHSocial Wildcat

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Interested in working in social media? You’ll be inspired by the story of communication major Stephanie Ropes ’22. She started interning with #UNHSocial the summer before her senior year. Now, as she gets ready to graduate, she shares what she’s learned – and what she’s taking with her. Read More
Nathan Talbot with student

How to Find, Declare and Change Your Major

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
When it comes to changing majors or deciding on one, it can feel like a major deal. Good news: We’re here to help. Nathan Talbot, director of the University Advising Center, and Victoria Baxter, academic advisor, recently fielded questions from current and future students on the undergraduate admissions Instagram account about all-things majors. If you have any questions about majors at UNH, you’ll want to be sure and check out these highlights from the Q&A. Read More
Christensen Hall students

Ask an RA: Advice for Your First Year Living on Campus

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Evelyn ’24 is a resident assistant in Williamson Hall, which many first-year students call home. She gets to welcome incoming students like you to the UNH community and help them find their place. Her friend, Anna ’23, talked with her about what advice she has for students looking ahead to their first year living on campus – from making friends to building bonds with your roommate. Read More
Courtney Mili '22

Living at UNH: Health & Wellness Resources

Thursday, April 21, 2022
As you look ahead to your first year at college, you might be wondering about what health and wellness resources will be available to you at UNH. The short answer? A lot. The slightly longer answer? Everything from medical care to help with stress management to making healthy choices in the dining halls. Thiri San ‘23 breaks it all down for you with Courtney Mili, a student intern at UNH’s Health & Wellness office. Read More
Reasons to Choose UNH

Our Reasons to Choose UNH

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
With National College Decision Day this May 1st, business administration major Thiri San ’23 wanted to share some of the many reasons Wildcats across campus chose UNH, starting with her own. Together, these diverse points-of-view add up to a powerful conclusion: our top 10 reasons to choose UNH are just the beginning. Read More
Alexandra Vergara '23

My UNH Reason: Real World Changes the World

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Do you believe that your college degree should prepare you to advance positive change in the world regardless of your major? If so, you’ll be inspired by how Changemaker Fellow Alexandra Vergara ’23 found her power by participating in UNH’s signature Semester in the City program. Read More

Getting ready for college academics

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
As you look ahead to your life at UNH, you might be starting to think about how college academics will be different from your high school coursework, from time management to research, writing to exam preparation. The Center for Academic Resources highlights some of the ways they support students in reaching their UNH goals. Many current Wildcats will tell you they didn’t just find their spark at UNH: they figured out how they learn best. Read More

How to follow Admitted Student Visit Day on Social

Monday, March 21, 2022
The UNH social media team will be covering the upcoming Admitted Student Visit Day events live on Instagram and TikTok. Whether you’re planning to attend your college’s events on our beautiful campus or just want to follow along in your feed, here’s how to connect, ask questions and even win some future Wildcat swag. Read More
Great Hall

You Have Financial Aid Questions. We Have Answers.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
When current Wildcat and social media intern Thiri San ’23 started at UNH, financial aid and loans were new to her – as they are for many admitted students. She turned to the financial aid office with all the questions she had about paying for college. Now that she helps prospective students find their place at UNH, she talked with financial aid staff about what admitted students should keep in mind as they make sense of their financial aid award. Read More
T-Hall with students

Why Attend Admitted Student Visit Day?

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Health management and policy major Sabrina Kadariya ’23 is a tour guide and campus ambassador involved in just about every element of UNH life. She attended her Admitted Student Visit Day hosted by the College of Health and Human Services with 15 schools on her list. You read that right: 15. What she experienced for herself at Admitted Student Visit Day made all the difference: the strength of the UNH community. Read More