How to Define Value When It Comes to Your College Decision

Each spring, high school seniors face one of the biggest decisions and financial investments they will make in their lives: where to go to college. Many factors make up this decision to ensure the college choice is the right academic, social and financial fit. At Emmanuel, the Office of Student Financial Services partners with students […]

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3 Time Management Tips for Academic Success

Every year during summer orientation, I have the opportunity to gain feedback from all incoming students about their greatest academic concern as they transition to college. And year after year, the most popular concern is this: time management. Students entering college are often used to having their time scheduled for them in a predictable, structured […]

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The Myth of the Writer as Genius

  • Mary Elizabeth Pope
  • April 4, 2019

One of the first things students considering a major in writing need to understand is that they do not have to be geniuses to be good writers. The myth of the writer as genius is probably the single greatest obstacle that otherwise interested, talented and hardworking students have to overcome to pursue a career path […]

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My BackStory: History Through Popular Media

“Just put the headphones on and wait for someone to speak to you,” said the friendly woman who oversees the University of New Hampshire’s television and radio studios. Her smile revealed that she knew I was a wee bit nervous.  Being a “first-in-the-nation” state means once every four years our sleepy little college town, Durham, […]

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The Heart of a Nurse: Lessons beyond the Textbook

  • Janice Meisenhelder
  • March 7, 2019

A Nurse Educator facilitates learning in all aspects of nursing care: body, mind, and soul. Faculty equip students with the emotional fortitude and insight to give holistic care. Below are a few examples of the encouragement I provide my nursing students in order to support them emotionally, as well as academically. Becoming a nurse requires […]

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What I Learned from Studying Abroad (And You Can, Too)

Immediately when I went to college, I knew that I wanted to study abroad. It was 2010, when I got that chance. I studied with Semester at Sea, visiting countries in Asia, Africa, and South America. I made lifelong friends and was able to comparatively explore and learn about different countries, while participating in service […]

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Tips for kicking off your spring semester in college

3 Tips for a Successful Spring Semester for First-Year Students

Your second semester of college is an exciting time! With a semester under your belt, hopefully you now feel more comfortable with college-level work, you’re excited to take different classes or maybe even explore another course with a professor you like. Perhaps you’ve settled on a major or are eager to continue to explore your […]

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A new way to tell the Emmanuel College story

A New Way to Share Our Story

The Emmanuel College story has always been a great one to tell. A spirited campus located in the heart of Boston. An education that prepares students to excel in a host of careers. One hundred years of history. Of course, at the heart of this story is the people. And it is with these people […]

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