Freshman advice

If I Could Do It Again: Paige's Perspective

If I Could Do It Again: Paige's Perspective

Enjoy your time here and never stop learning. Take it a little at a time so that you can live in the moment. Don't forget to stop and be thankful for the little things. The thing is, we can’t go back and we can’t change the past. We can, however, change the future.

If I Could Do It Again: Hannah's Perspective

If I Could Do It Again: Hannah's Perspective

So here’s my simple advice: never stop looking. Don’t ever think that surface level questions and a colorfully packed schedule can be a substitute for a group of people who know you well.

Being MC Is Being Yourself

Being MC Is Being Yourself

If you haven't heard, "Being MC" serves as this our orientation theme. It's a great theme, really. Orientation usually acts as a freshman's first introduction to college life, the first lesson out of the many that will follow. You really do have to learn how to be a college student and in this case, a MC college student. At the same time, a part of me cringes when I think about my freshman self's interpretation of "Being MC." 

How to NOT Make Your Freshman Schedule

How to NOT Make Your Freshman Schedule

Something big happens at Orientation. Something that can be intimidating and scary if you don't know what to expect: making your schedule. The good news is you will have a wonderfully qualified advisors working one-on-one with you to help your figure what classes your should take. There are some things though that your advisor may not have time to tell you, so the Choctawk is here to tell you what you shouldn't do.

You're in College. Now What?

You're in College. Now What?

Waiting for college is eager apprehension for a blank check of life experiences. It is easy to construct all sorts of fantastic impressions of what will be or what is to come only to find that we can not accurately predict the future.

Move-In Day Tips

Move-In Day Tips

Our current students will assist you in moving in by taking your belongings to your room. All that we ask is that you label your boxes with your room number and pull up to the curb. We'll do the rest!

What to Expect with Hannah Kanengiser

What to Expect with Hannah Kanengiser

A couple of weeks ago, the summer bloggers sat down with Hannah Kanengiser to get her advice for all the new Choctaws out there!  As a rising sophomore, Hannah has just finished her freshman year, and so she provided us with some fresh insight on what to expect!

Throwback Thursday: Nolie's MC Story

Throwback Thursday: Nolie's MC Story

Hello future, actually current, Choctaw! I know it may not seem like it now, but Move In Day will arrive. The next thing you know you will be a junior writing a blog about your freshman year.