Financial Assistance

If you are a first generation college student, you will most likely need financial assistance. This assistance is necessary in most cases if you will be paying for your college tuition on your own. FAFSA was confusing to me the first time that I [...]
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Tips and Tricks for Successfully Registering for Classes

To successfully register for classes it will take your being quick, diligent, and prepared. 1. First, know your registration date. Make sure you highlight it, send reminders to yourself and DO NOT FORGET! 2. Degree works: Make sure you plan [...]
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Self-Care Tips

As we all know, college life can be intense for numerous reasons. Exams, individual/group projects deadlines, finances, balancing your academic and social life, living away from your family members, etc. Everything I just stated can definitely cause [...]
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Midterm Study Tips from Our Faculty

Stressed over midterms? Take some time to read these tips from some of our First Generation Faculty here at UTSA. Take these to create your own personal academic plan for succeeding in midterms and other exams. Happy studying!   Dr. [...]
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Navigating BlackBoard

Blackboard is an immediate line of communication between you and your professor. Blackboard, consists of three main things, I will go through them in detail, and let you know some tips on navigating the system. On your homepage, notice there are [...]
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Best Places to Study on Campus

Library, University Center, dorm room. These are probably some of the first places you think of when you think “study”. However, the library and the UC are also what your thousand classmates are thinking and those places get crowded fast. And if you [...]
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