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Second Year Experience

Office of Undergraduate Education

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    Need suggestions for what to do now to set yourself up for
    success tomorrow? Take a peek at the Second Year Roadmap.
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    Second year is the time to create strong academic habits, let us help!
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    Now that you’ve explored the wide range of involvement options,
    take it a step further to get engaged with a few experiences.
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    Be prepared to commit to a major that best fits you
    and your overall goals—find it, own it, and use it!
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    Now that you’re more independent, make your best financial decisions
    and learn key skills. Learn more

Helping you make the most out of your second year at the University of Minnesota

Second Year Roadmap


‘tis the season of internship fairs!

It’s that time of year again! Many of the colleges are hosting job and internship fairs this month...Read More

How well do you know your faculty members?

Sometimes students don’t realize what a valuable resource their professors are...Read More.

It’s all about the money

College is the time to start learning how to manage your money...Read More.

An Alternative Spring Break Experience

If you are looking for something different to do over spring break, why not consider an extended volunteer experience...Read More.

Don’t Let the Cold Weather Keep You Inside!

It can be tempting to stay in when it is cold outside, but don’t let winter get in the way of your fitness goals. Staying active with a group of people can help you stay motivated and is a great stress reliever. Check out the gear rental and trips offered through The Center for Outdoor Adventure and the group fitness classes offered through RecWell. Or, take advantage of the free Yoga and Tai Chi classes offered by Boynton Health Services. Keep moving! Spring, and warmer weather, will be here before we know it!



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