You’ve Been Pranked

Posted by Madison Simmons in Tales from the Barn. 2 comments

31st March

I learned a valuable lesson last weekend — don’t leave your friends unattended in your room and do not leave your door unlocked! (Also, pranks lead to more pranks!)

I was chilling in my friend’s room down the hall from mine when I saw three of my friends come out of my room. I was confused about what they were doing in my building and even my room. I walked down and hung out with them for a little bit, but I needed to go to a friend’s room in a different building to watch the basketball game. So I left my friends with all of my trust in them that they wouldn’t do anything bad or break something.

A little way into the first half of the game, my friends were still not back from my room. What was taking them … Read More »



Students Have All The Fun!

Posted by Shannon Ebert in A Fresh Take. No Comments

31st March

It is hard to find a college like Findlay that has so many fun activities going on all the time for students to attend! I just love how much the university provides for us to do! This year I have been to so many events that were so much fun and there were so many others that I wish I would have participated in. I can not wait to share all the exciting things I have done this year. Here is a brief list of some of the events I attended:

Freshman Service Project: During the first couple days of the semester, the University takes one day for all the freshman to do a service project. Groups are divided at complete random and all the group go to different parts of the community such as churches, schools, not for profit organizations, … Read More »



Oh, Pi!

Posted by Madison Simmons in Tales from the Barn. No Comments

30th March

For mathematicians, March 14th is a very special day — Pi Day! Pi has a value of 3.14 and on March 14th the date corresponds to the value of Pi. In years past, I have always had pie in my math class or did something special to commemorate the day. However, this year I went without pie for most of the day. I was very disappointed I couldn’t share in the celebration of Pi Day. On March 14 I was doing some homework with my friends when the RD of the Haven offered us some strawberry cream pie!

When I heard there was pie, I was thrilled. Before I dug into the delicious looking pie I came up with the brilliant idea of smashing pie into my friend’s face as she was getting her hair done in her room. What was … Read More »



Getting Down to Business

Posted by Shannon Ebert in A Fresh Take. No Comments

27th March

 

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For those who do not know, I am a Business Management and Marketing major. Choosing a college was difficult for me, since business is such a broad major that is very common at most colleges. At first I was nervous to pursue Findlay’s business program since it isn’t one of UF’s niche majors. By now I know how completely mistaken I was in thinking this! The professors are outstanding, classes are challenging yet rewarding, and every opportunity for success is available to me. It does not matter how well known a program is at a college. Students need to understand that if they put themselves out there and work hard, success will come no matter what college they attend. I am loving what I do and am so confident about my career decision.

Being a … Read More »



A Life of Algorithms

Posted by risser in Perfect Fit. No Comments

24th March

So, do you know that feeling when you’re reading a textbook in high school and there is a little box in a different color that takes up half the page? It usually says something like “Real Life Application” or “Digging Deeper;” well, we all know what everyone does when they see that…skip it! It’s a great feeling because you’re another half of a page closer to the end of the most boring chapter of your life.

Fast-forward a few years to your first year in professional pharmacy school…let’s just say you were to skim your brand new 10-pound pharmacotherapy book by rolling through the pages quickly. You’ll be happy to see hundreds of those colored boxes covering pages flash before your eyes, and now you’re thinking—great, I can skip all that! But wait…now introducing the concept of the algorithm. The what? … Read More »



Big Girl Shoes

Posted by Emily Gajewski in Perfect Fit. No Comments

18th March

Going to college is only partly about the classes.  It’s also about learning who you are and how to handle people who may be very different from you.  You learn how to take care of yourself, you learn time management and you’ll make mistakes.  You will make so many mistakes.  You will doubt your career path or even change the whole direction of your life.  That’s part of the experience (I’m assured).

That doesn’t make it any easier.  You will sit awake at 2 a.m. and doubt every decision you have ever made.  Take a deep breath.  People will challenge your dreams — let them.  You will challenge your decisions — avoid this.  Stick to what you feel is right for you, and fight for that.  A note of caution: keep the gloves on.  Do not confront unprofessional treatment with unprofessional … Read More »



Can Spring Be Far Away?

Posted by risser in Perfect Fit. No Comments

17th March

It’s been sort-of a brutal winter here….

But no worries, this is what we’re dealing with now!

Now we’re back from Spring break and diving into the second half of the semester. Studying is almost impossible, no doubt, with that sun shining and snow melting but hopefully we’ll be able to hit the books and get it done because there’s nothing better than getting outside on a day like this!



You deserve credit! Transferring PSO and dual enrollment credits from High School

Posted by Shannon Ebert in A Fresh Take. No Comments

6th March

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So many high schools are offering college courses as an option for students. These can be located at the student’s high school (dual enrollment), or they can be at a nearby university (postsecondary options). The great thing about this is that high school students can earn free or low cost college credits that satisfy high school requirements and college requirements at the same time. While I was in high school, I earned 62 free college credits through the postsecondary option program! Fortunately, during my junior year of high school, I made my college decision to attend The University of Findlay  This allowed me to schedule my courses based on what I learned would satisfy my general education requirements for my major. Also, I was able to work with the registrar’s office ahead of … Read More »






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