Mary Rogers

Best Blogs of 2016

Best Blogs of 2016

As we're about to enter a new year, the Choctawk team wanted to take a second to look back on all we've published this year. So, here are our top ten blogs of 2016. 

College Essays: Four Writers' Advice

College Essays: Four Writers' Advice

College and scholarship essays can be incredibly stressful to write. It often feels as if so much rides on the words you pick to represent yourself in front of a committee. Why, let's be honest, it can feel as if your entire future rests in how well you can write an essay. We as writers, however, want to give you some advice to hopefully make this time less stressful. 

How to Study

How to Study

Today, all four of us are here to share with your our studying tips and tricks. We come from three different majors and four different points of view, but we're all upperclassmen, so we like to think we have a grasp of how college works.

Meet the Summer Staff

Meet the Summer Staff

Like most things at MC, the tower gets quieter in the summer. Most of our callers and bloggers leave for the summer to travel, work at camp, or chill at home.  A select few, though, stay in Clinton and continue to call the Tower home in the warmer months. You'll be hearing a lot from us over the next few months, so we thought a proper introduction was due. Without further ado...

Hello from London!

Hello from London!

Greetings from across the sea! It’s Mary here. Usually, I work in the Choctawk tower as a caller, but this semester I've been studying abroad in London! It's been fabulous, and today I'm bringing you a live update on my semester abroad.

Why you should SCOUT out MC!

Why you should SCOUT out MC!

Greetings, Choctawk readers! Mary here. Some of you may know me from my blog about the Brick Streets, but around here, I'm known as an art major, Laguna active, Orientation Leader, and SCOUT! I remember my campus tour like it was yesterday, and it was a major part of my decision to come to MC. So here are five reasons why you should come and tour campus!

Where Campus and Community Collide: The Brick Streets

Where Campus and Community Collide: The Brick Streets

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Brick Streets, I bet you're wondering what makes this area of Clinton so special. Would it really be worth it to walk all the way past the bookstore? To which I reply with a resounding, "YES!" From shops to bakeries to a tiny courtyard, the Brick Streets have something to offer everyone.