Making a Name for Yourself: Getting Involved

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With all of the packing, moving and for a lot of first-year students — being on your own for the first time — college can be a challenge. How do you get the most out of the college experience? How do you ensure that you are successful after school?

The best advice I got when it comes to college is to get involved — and to do so early. Don’t wait until you are a junior or a senior to do something in your field. Do it immediately!

As a freshman, I knew that I wanted to be a sports writer when I graduated, so I entered the Communication/Journalism program at Shippensburg. From there, I had no idea where to turn. How do you get from Point A to Point B?

I decided to join the campus radio station, WSYC, as a student-radio host. As a…

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