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Tag: College

Quizlet And Low Vision

Quizlet And Low Vision

In the last two weeks, it seems like every time I turn around, I have another test or quiz that demands my attention- sometimes several in one day. While each class I study for is unique, I use the same app for studying material from […]

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

In recent times, I have been talking to a lot of students who have either diagnosed or suspected dysgraphia. Inspired by this, I have put together a list of accommodations I had in school, all the way from elementary school to the present day in […]

Taking Exams When You’re Sick

Taking Exams When You’re Sick

My second semester of sophomore year, I ended up getting food poisoning right before I had to take a midterm. The night before, my friends and I had gone out to a restaurant to celebrate nearing the end of midterms, and since we went near […]

Disclosing Disability In College Applications

Disclosing Disability In College Applications

When I was applying to colleges, I couldn’t decide if I should mention that I have a disability. My low vision had been a major part of my life, especially in school, so it felt weird to hide that part of my identity. At the […]

How To Nail A College Interview

How To Nail A College Interview

There has been an increase in the amount of colleges that either recommend or require that students interview for certain programs. Out of the three colleges I applied to, one of them required an interview for the honors program, and another had an optional interview […]

Why Every Student Needs Microsoft Office Lens

Why Every Student Needs Microsoft Office Lens

I was getting ready to complete an assignment the other day, and discovered that I couldn’t see the copy that was provided for me. My professor started to panic and wonder what to do. Luckily, I was able to create an accessible copy on my […]

Ten Reasons You Should Call A Security Escort

Ten Reasons You Should Call A Security Escort

This post was suggested by a security escort at my college, who said they wanted more people to know that they are there to help keep others safe. Thank you, security escorts, for helping to keep me and my friends safe and encouraging us to […]

How To Find Colleges

How To Find Colleges

I’ve done posts on questions to ask when choosing a college (part one, part two), but it can be difficult to decide what colleges to tour in the first place. In a state like Virginia, there can be dozens of options, and all of them […]

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

I have a chronic illness called Chiari Malformation (read more about that here) that causes chronic pain all over my body, focusing on my back, shoulders, neck, and head. Back pain is fairly common for college students, so I decided to put together a list […]

Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft Office OneNote

I have used OneNote all through high school and college, and it seems like every update brings more and more exciting features. I have low vision and dysgraphia, which makes traditional note taking difficult. However, OneNote provides many different tools for students to take great […]