Author Archives: uwlfinaid

Welcome! Welcome! Welcome!

I would like to welcome the incoming freshmen to the university and also to the Scholarship Research Center (SRC), where I hope you spend lots of time because it can benefit you in many, many ways. I, too, am an … Continue reading

Posted in Save, Scholarship Tips, Scholarships | Leave a comment

June Staff Member of the Month!

It’s that time again! Meet our June Financial Aid Person of the Month! Karen DeSchepper is part of our Support Staff and if you’ve ever called in or stopped by the Financial Aid Office, it’s not uncommon for her to … Continue reading

Posted in About, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Transfer Troubles?

As the year winds down, some students may have plans to transfer to other Universities. I am no exception. In June, I’m moving halfway across the country. So what’s next? If you’re like me, moving to a whole new university … Continue reading

Posted in August, Home, Loans, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

May Staff Person of the Month!

Meet our first Financial Aid Staff Person of the Month! Terry Micks is the UWL Loan Programs Coordinator. She first came to UWL in 1972 for school, but when she got married took a break, caring for her two children, … Continue reading

Posted in About, Events, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen

As the school year comes to an end in a few months, we all must face a bittersweet reality: many students are nearing their final days here as UWL students. While we will miss their faces and their contributions to … Continue reading

Posted in Debt, Financial Challenges, Loans, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Weird Science! Er… Scholarships!

Have you ever seen a scholarship and thought “How is that a scholarship?” Today I decided to dive in and investigate some of the scholarships that can leave you scratching your head in confusion, but can earn you lots of … Continue reading

Posted in Save, Scholarship Tips, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Student Loan Regrets

Students, this is your warning: use your student loan money wisely. Statistics show too many students end up using their leftover student loan funds for unnecessary things, ranging from eating out at restaurants to even going on vacations. When you … Continue reading

Posted in Debt, Loans, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Scholarship Stress?

Scholarships can be… stressful. They’re not always clear, and some may feel incredibly repetitive after filling out dozens upon dozens of applications. So what can you do? At the Scholarship Resource Center, we work hard to know and put to … Continue reading

Posted in Earn, Save, Scholarships, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Monetarily App-ealing!

Apps have revolutionized our world more than we could have ever imagined. In fact, “There’s an app for that!” has become a common catchphrase for our society. Not surprisingly, money saving and tracking apps have become major attractions for anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Challenges, Save, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Secondhand Cents-ability!

We all like to save money where we can, and college pressures and costs make saving exponentially more important! Thankfully, in the La Crosse area, businesses know this. All around our town are dozens of second hand stores available for … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Challenges, Save, Uncategorized | Leave a comment