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Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

My roommate got a dog without asking and we are not allowed to have dogs in our apartment complex. Should I say something to him or go directly to the apartment complex about it? I would first try to approach your roommate about your concerns regarding his dog. There is a possibility that he was unaw...

70 years of student opinions

The Seahawk's first issue and editorial

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

November 24, 2018

For the past 70 years -- woohoo -- writers for The Seahawk have been taking a stance and voicing their opinions about not only worldly views but most importantly the issues on UNC Wilmington's campus. Over these 70 years, students at UNCW have faced many issues -- whether it be with Wave transportation, ...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

How long do I need to study for the GRE? How long you should study for the GRE depends on a lot of things and is different for everybody. If you typically learn fast, you will need less time to study, while if you need more time for the learning process you should allow yourself more time to study. M...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

One of my friends is dating a guy that has accepted a job in Colorado, but she has accepted a job in Charlotte after graduation. How can I tell her that it’s probably not going to work out? Sometimes in relationships, it can be hard for people to focus on what the future holds when they are so caug...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

How early should you take the GRE before applying to graduate school? Most people recommend that you sign up to take the GRE at least a month before the application for your program is due. This will give you plenty of time to receive your official scores and report them to your school. Immediately afte...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

My professor scheduled an exam for Saturday, but I have to work. Is this something I can be excused from? The university has given professors permission to schedule meetings and exams outside of the regular class schedule. However, one of the rules for this is they have to have 100% agreement from t...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

I was a student living in the university apartments and I got reassigned to live in an off-campus apartment. Since my roommates and I have moved off campus they have started partying a lot. How can I confront them? This is an issue that is almost expected to occur for most students after this trans...

Standing out as a black student

Standing out as a black student

Darius Melton, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2018

“So, in the ten minutes since we’ve arrived on campus, I’ve only seen… one black guy.” These were the first words my father told me when we got out of our respective cars on move-in day back in August. To me, the lack of melanin in sight wasn’t a surprise at all – I’d had this exact...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

October 17, 2018

What is the best way to complete a group project? We are having trouble meeting and getting everyone to participate. Group projects are super hard in general and now that everyone is trying to play catch up with post-hurricane classwork it is going to be even harder to find a good time for everyon...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

I’m really stressing about all of the work that I have to complete this semester in such a short period of time. What can I do? First of all, just know that you are definitely not the only student feeling this way. Almost all of the students are feeling more stress now than they would during a n...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

I have found myself procrastinating a lot during this semester and I need some tips to help me stay on task with my schoolwork. This is something that a majority of college students deal with. Because we have so much freedom, we have to make sure that we make time to efficiently complete our schoolwork. ...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Is there any way that we can help in the community after Hurricane Florence? There is a student-led organization that has been formed in hopes to help the community of Wilmington with hurricane relief. It is called “We Wilm Rebuild” and you can follow them on Instagram (@wewilmrebuild) to keep up with ...

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