Wilson Scholars' Blog


First-Year Outdoor Leadership Experience: Farther Along the Trail and Closer to One Another
Sep 11, 2018

Day 1, 8/14/18:Every morning, two people were assigned to be “Leaders of the Day” and were in charge of navigating, making decisions on when to ge...

The Semester of Achievement
Aug 10, 2018

Although I might have had many overwhelming duties, I feel like I have accomplished a lot this semester. I would say my biggest accomplishment was app...

Planning My Future
Jul 24, 2018

This past semester allowed me to learn more about myself, my major, and pushed me to start planning for an upcoming study abroad trip. This was the la...

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Growing In Education
Jun 14, 2018

Where do I even start to describe what this last semester has meant to me, and to share all the experiences I’ve had? This semester, I moved to Hels...


Critical Questions
May 9, 2018

I think something about being a senior has made me nostalgic. I have spent much of this semester reflecting on my career as a student at Appalachian S...


Foundational Skills
Mar 30, 2018

This past fall semester was a busy one academically, and I learned a lot from my classes and from working with my professors. I took two amazing art c...


Changing Directions
Mar 16, 2018

My third semester at Appalachian has been one of the most exhausting and rewarding experiences of my life. I began the semester by declaring my major ...


My Campus Community
Mar 16, 2018

It seems like just yesterday that I was moving in and decorating my dorm! Time flies when you’re having fun (and when you’re busy)! This semester ...


In the Name of Design
Feb 9, 2018

It’s time for that thing we do; it’s time for the semester in review! So here we are, junior year, strait messin' and being great at school or som...


Resolutions for a Spring Semester
Feb 9, 2018

I would definitely say that this past semester was a challenge for me, but I have learned how to balance my commitments with making and taking time fo...