Survival Resource for and by those who post-secondary education was not designed for.

A Little Bit About Me

Hello everyone! My name is Kia Lor. I am a first generation student, a college senior, and an aspiring writer! For the 2018-2019 school year, I will be a part-time blogger on the UnGuide. So, what kinds of content will I post? It depends. But, the main focus of these...

Support Groups

One of the greatest parts of attending college is that you have the opportunity to meet people who share the same passion and interests. In a predominantly-white university, these people can become a support group that you fall back on. Your support group can be...

Resource Highlight !

Does your campus have a similar resource? For 26 years SHADE (Sexual Health Awareness and Disease Education) has promoted sexual health among the student population at the University of Minnesota. With goals of providing access to a variety of reliable sexual health...

Opportunity Program Adjacent

College is hard. Harder even for those who do not have a base or a trusty advisor whether on or off campus. If this is you and you still are attending higher education, good for you! I am so proud of you! This post is titled: Opportunity Program Adjacent because...

Finals Week

I am in my last week of undergrad which has been a really interesting experience so far. I am a first generation college student and I was first to graduate from high School as well. I'll never forget the day I was accepted to and how proud my dad was. I didn't even...

Balance

Finals are right around the corner, which means the rat race is on. Sometimes I just need to pause, and remind myself that balance is the key to my success. Finding that balance may seem like a huge task at first, but it can be as simple as saying no. Say no to going...

McNair

McNair National Conference - Not all scholars were able to attend this conference. I am glad that I had a chance to attend. This conference included a space for networking, sharing and viewing research from all across the nation, and provided experience regarding what...

Research Opportunities

McNair - “It is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. McNair participants are either first-generation college students with financial need, or members of a group that is...

My light

Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. - Maya Angelou It is important for me to stay true to what makes me as I navigate through this University. Even though I am constantly growing and molding into a better me, I still want my authentic light to shine...