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September 2015 Blog Posts (54)

From Auburn to the Real World

Auburn students, it’s that time of year again. Whether you are graduating in December or in May, students all over campus are feeling the pressure of finding a job after Auburn life. Every

Auburn student should know they are not alone and have some amazing resources available to them. The Auburn University Career Center delivers services to students to help them transition from college to a career.

The Auburn University Career Center is located…


Added by Taylor Smith on September 10, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

A Fresh Perspective: A Freshman's First Two Weeks at Auburn University

Owen Chandler, 19, is a freshmen at Auburn University this fall. Chandler graduated last May from Vestavia Hills High School in Birmingham, Alabama. Chandler is majoring in Biomedical Sciences and minoring in German. Chandler lives in a dorm with three roommates, one of which is his brother. After Auburn, he…


Added by Katie Wood on September 9, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Students Get Tips to Help Reach Employment Goals at Career Center

Choosing a fitting major, creating a strong resume and cover letter, and preparing for job interviews are all important factors that help students with their career path. Students may find it difficult and overwhelming to conquer these goals, but they don’t have to go at it alone. This is what the Auburn University Career Center is for. (Photo Credit, left: Auburn University Career Center)

The Career Center,…


Added by Janiee Rush on September 9, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Piecing the Letters Together

Greek life at Auburn University is more than just socials, formals and big t-shirts with your sorority’s letters on them. It is a way to strengthen communication, leadership and organizational skills and make connections for the future. It is also a support system away from home and a way to make life long friends.

This year, Auburn University…


Added by Lindsay Mackey on September 9, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

5 Essentials for a Weekend on the Plains

With our first home football game right around the corner, there is a good chance many of us will have friends and family flocking to Auburn for a taste of SEC football. The crowds start to roll in Thursday night and slowly trickle out of our little town come Sunday. Even though…


Added by Meredith Johnson on September 9, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Fall-ing to Fitness on Auburn University's Campus

Fall - The leaves are changing, the weather is fair, and football season has spirits soaring. For many students in Auburn, fall semester is the prime time to go outdoors and get active.

Exercising in Auburn’s fall weather is a simple way to improve mood as well as health this semester. Walking or running for 30 minutes a few times a week can…


Added by Meredith Richter on September 9, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Life of an Auburn Graduate

Auburn University is your starting block to attaining that dream job or career. Many have graduated and gone off to do great things in the world because of the skills they learned while at Auburn.

Shanna Henderson, a 2012 alumna majoring in musical theater with a minor in religious studies, is no…


Added by Kathleen McFarlane on September 8, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Home On The Plains: Five Tips For Transfer Students

“Welcome to Auburn University! We are delighted to offer you admission for the fall 2014 term.”

During the spring semester of my freshman year, those two sentences were my final permission to filling out Auburn’s transfer plan of study. In a shoebox dorm room that overlooked Bryant-Denny…


Added by Taylor Ennis on September 8, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

All for ONE and ONE for All

When people think about what college students do on Thursday nights, most would guess homework, studying, hanging out with friends or even partying. The not so obvious response would be that hundreds of college students go to church on Thursday nights to come together in worship. However, that is exactly what happened Aug. 20 when Church of the Highlands' college ministry called ONE had its first service of the 2015 Fall semester.…


Added by Caroline Haney on September 7, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Donut Miss This

11902282_1168769629803539_8709947866425292704_n Every year, there are new trends that make the headlines and show up everywhere. One new trend that has been very popular on social media feeds this summer is the doughnut. The small, fried sugary dough pastry has been this summer's favorite sweet treat.

Doughnuts date back to the 19th century, but have several possible origins. The first doughnuts were round with no holes in the center; it was not until 1847 that the hole was punched out so the doughy pastry…


Added by Victoria Beasley on September 7, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

10 Reasons Why Every Auburn Student Should Study Abroad

1. Because this is the perfect time in your life to explore and experience.

Let’s be honest, you probably aren’t married and don’t have kids. In fact, you aren’t really tied down with anything at this point in life. Don’t spend your whole life saying “someday” when that someday for you to explore the world could be now. This is the time to be young and spontaneous, so hop to it and stop creating excuses for why you…


Added by Madison Bucher on September 7, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Five Things You Should Know about Senior Year

Nothing is more intimidating than the thought of senior year in college.  At Auburn University, it's a bittersweet year for students.  The past few years of education and growth on "The Loveliest Village on the Plains"  have prepared them for the real world, but the thought of graduation and parting ways with close friends is inconceivable. As seniors begin their final year at the place they've learned to call home, it's a time to look back on the past.  The following are five things you…


Added by Skylar Brown on September 7, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

All for Auburn, All for Involvement

Auburn offers 497 student organizations, from service oriented groups to club sports teams. This variety creates an opportunity for every student to get involved in something that peaks their interest. 

When students decide which organization to join it can be difficult. When you add almost 500…


Added by Macey Cleary on September 3, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Meg McGuffin in Miss America and Because This Is Auburn Campaign

Miss Alabama 2015

Meg McGuffin :: AU Grad Student…


Added by Auburn Family on September 1, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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