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

Part 2: Who are the Staff Members at Let’s Talk?

In the previous post, I introduced you to the program Let’s Talk. In this post, you will learn about the people who work at Let’s Talk and the important role they play. Let’s Talk is made up of a diverse group of counselors who also work on campus in an additional...

Part 5: How Can Let’s Talk Support Underrepresented Students?

Hopefully you spread the word about Let’s Talk. If not, you still have time! In this post, I will talk about how Let’s Talk is a great resource for us underrepresented students! Although Let’s talk has just launched, the Appleby location has been getting a lot of...

Happy First Generation College Celebration Day!

What does it mean to be a first generation student? It means you are the first in your family to attend college. On this Day November 8, 2018 colleges across the nation are celebrating so show off your pride as a first gen student!

Overcoming Obstacles Together

As an underrepresented student in higher education, it is not uncommon to hear stories of discrimination. But, in times of distress, a support group is a great resource to turn to. I had never been at the receiving end of discrimination, but I have heard stories from...

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...