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TCU High School Journalism Workshop

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TCU High School Journalism Workshop

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Summer camps give high schoolers college preview

By Andres Cortes | Jun 22, 2017

High school students looking for a sneak peek at college life can catch a glimpse at different summer camps offered by universities across the nation. TCU offers many different summer programs for high...

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College expectations bring excitement and worry

By Michael Matthews Jr. | Jun 22, 2017

Some incoming Horned Frogs are are looking forward to fall with a combination of excitement and trepidation. Although they aren’t sure their expectations will be met, but they’re willing to take...

Junior film, television and digital media major Houston McCullough interns with TCU Football as a social media intern. She said her internship is preparing her for a future career. | Photo courtesy of TCU Football.

Networking can help students land jobs

By Deja Groomes | Jun 22, 2017

Landing that first job out of college can be as demanding and nerve-wracking as getting into college. The Career Center at TCU encourages students to start working toward their first professional job...

TCU Greek housing makeover nearing completion

TCU Greek housing makeover nearing completion

By Samantha Fisher | Jun 22, 2017

This fall, the first phase of TCU’s new Greek housing is expected to debut as women move into the new sorority houses in Worth Hills. TCU Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council Greek organizations...

Junior biology major Leslie Gonzalez studies for organic chemistry in the periodical section of the Mary Couts Burnett Library. Photo courtesy of Makenzie Stallo

Good study habits help grades

By Jacob Crockett | Jun 22, 2017

Study habits are essential to a successful college career. It’s vital for incoming first-year students to develop proper study habits, said  Ashley Edwards, a TCU academic adviser. Transitioning...

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Athletic success increases application numbers

By Sara Shepherd | Jun 22, 2017

Even students who aren’t athletes can be attracted to a university because of its sports programs. Harvard marketing professor Doug Chung calls this the “Flutie Effect,” noting that Boston College...

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BMI: fact or fiction

By Billy Baker | Jun 22, 2017

According to the National Center for Health Statistics about a third of U.S. adults age 20 and older are obese, but some people question the science behind the numbers. Obesity is linked to the Body...

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A few lifestyle adjustment can help students control weight

By Danielle Miles | Jun 22, 2017

Although many students expect to gain weight in college, a TCU dietitian said students can maintain a healthy weight with a few adjustments to their normal routine. One third of all college undergraduates...

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College admission is based on many factors

By Sam Wooddell | Jun 22, 2017

When it comes to being admitted into a competitive college, grade point average is only of the factors under consideration. High test scores, a rigorous transcript and extracurricular activities are all...

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Atmosphere and sports teams influence college decisions

By Braden Roux | Jun 22, 2017

Numerous factors affect college choice, including academics, cost, student life, comfort and safety, but each student’s selection process is unique. “When a student asks me what makes TCU special,...

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Quality matters when it comes to college admissions

By Bithia Dantoumda | Jun 22, 2017

Extracurricular activities are good for balance, but strong academics are key to getting into college. “There’s actually no ultimate factor,” said Beatriz Gutierrez, assistant director of admission....

Girls participate in Dance Marathon February 2017.    Photo courtesy of Paige Megyesi

College students say clubs and organizations are fulfilling

By Anna Adamek | Jun 22, 2017

Going to class isn’t the only essential college activity, students say joining organizations are also a key to future success. Being in a club or organization helps students gain valuable skills such...

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