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Top 5 Time Management Tips For College

Zac Douglas Experience

Managing your time in college can be difficult for some students. They struggle with the freedom they now have, and their grades suffer. Thankfully, the University of Mobile has multiple ways to help students manage their time, such as having Fridays off on Focus Fridays. These five tips will help you manage your time at UM and make time to …

A Move-In Day to Remember

Hailey Morgan Experience

When I was heading back to the University of Mobile, I was unsure of just how different my move-in day experience would be. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, I knew that some changes were going to be made in how the faculty and staff controlled the coming crowds. Though I was a bit nervous initially, I quickly realized that …

How to Find a Church in College

Zac Douglas Experience

Going to college is a fun time in each student’s life, but it can be a time when students drift away from the church. Finding a home church in college gives students mentors, community, and a way to grow their faith in a critical point in their life. The University of Mobile has multiple ways for students to find the …

How to Survive/Thrive Your First Semester of College

Zac Douglas Experience

The first semester of college is tough for most students. In general, they don’t manage their time well, study correctly, and have a tendency to focus on their social life before their schoolwork. But focusing on the right things and knowing how to study can help students not only survive their first semester, but set them up for success through …

5 Tips for Living with College Roommates

Zac Douglas Experience

Living with roommates for the first time can be challenging. The University of Mobile helps students enjoy living on campus by providing the best college dorms in the state of Alabama, according to Niche.com. That’s not all – UM’s residence halls are among the top 30 in the nation! But it can still be an adjustment getting used to dorm …

Ram Rush Welcomes New Students to College

Zac Douglas Experience

Going to college can be intimidating. You’re leaving your parents, searching for new friends, and beginning life on your own. But don’t worry, that’s what Ram Rush at the University of Mobile is here for. Ram Rush is a welcome week specifically designed to help new students create new friendships, build school spirit, and learn what college is all about. …

Small Classes Vital to College Success

Zac Douglas Experience

Smaller class sizes have a large impact on the way students learn and perform. At the University of Mobile, the average class size of 14 people allows students to learn in a more customized approach compared to larger class sizes. Here are five reasons why having a smaller class size is vital to your success in college. 1. Individualized Instruction …

Internship Prepares College Student for the Future

Maya Lewellyn Experience

One of my favorite classes offered at the University of Mobile is the internship course; it allows students to put into practice what they learn at UM and gain real life experience for their chosen career field. This semester I interned at Dwell Mobile, a nonprofit organization, which allowed me to observe how a nonprofit runs and improve my cross …

‘Know and Be Known’ is Real to Me

Madison Bergeron Experience

Editor’s Note: When Maddie Bergeron’s father became the first in her Louisiana hometown to contract COVID-19, the University of Mobile student-athlete was also dealing with the disruption the pandemic created in the lives of students across the nation. Her caring faculty and staff in the School of Health and Sports Science gave her the support she needed in this frightening …

5 Forgotten College Essentials

Maggie Jones Experience

As you begin your time as a student at the University of Mobile, you should know that you have so many people around you ready to help. UM is special because we are a family, and everyone works together for the good of the students. As a 2020 graduate, I look back on my time at UM and remember preparing …