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College Blogs and Student News. What it's really like to be a Fort Lewis College student

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Our student ambassadors, who work as tour guides and assistants in the Office of Admission, want to share that information with you. Read on to learn about their adventures, challenges, and growth as Skyhawks!

Student Stories

Student support at Fort Lewis College: Tutoring
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Student support at Fort Lewis College: Tutoring When I returned to college in 2011, thirteen years had passed since I last sat in a classroom. Skipping the long story about my past failure with college, I walked in the door on day one, with little confidence and plenty of doubt. Well, as it turns out, my first year back was a success based on many factors, some related to my commitment and others related to the culture of learning at Fort Lewis College. Read the rest of entry »

VIDEO: A day in the life of Chelsea
Monday, April 28, 2014

VIDEO: A day in the life of Chelsea What is it like to be a student at Fort Lewis College? In our "Day in the life" series, we'll explore student life at FLC through the eyes of our students. In this episode, we meet Chelsea, a senior Teacher Education major and student athlete. On a typical day, Chelsea attends classes in teacher education and first aid, rides her bike on the Animas River Trail, goes to softball practice, and hangs out with some friends. Go Skyhawks! Read the rest of entry »

Finding my path
Monday, April 21, 2014

Finding my path Over the years my answer to the question, what do you want to be when you grow up?, was constantly changing: from being a marine biologist to a forensic pathologist and even a geologist. In my freshman year at Fort Lewis I declared a political science major and with that I thought I had finally found my answer to the question – I wanted a career in politics. Read the rest of entry »

Dear Fort Lewis College:
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dear Fort Lewis College:

Since I was a young girl, my North Carolinan parents have reinforced the importance of writing thank you notes. With graduation next month, I am compiling letters for individuals who supported me at the college. However, I realize that it was not individuals who enabled my personal growth, but the entire Fort Lewis College Community.

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More than just a minor: The Honors Program
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

More than just a minor: The Honors Program When I arrived at Fort Lewis College in the fall of 2011, I was sure about majoring in psychology, but I had next to no idea what I wanted to minor in. There were so many options; how could I possibly limit myself to a mere one or two minors? I decided to take a class in the college’s honors program. Read the rest of entry »

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