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What It’s Like To Live In West Hall [Honors Housing]

11 Apr George-Washington-West-Hall

The following post is written by UHP freshman, SPA member, and West Hall resident Dan Grover. —-

One of the biggest challenges about the college process isn’t the applications, it isn’t the essays, or even getting in. It’s figuring out where to go. Hopefully, by reading this, you’ve already settled on GW, (but just in case you haven’t, totally come to GW). Once I’d finally made that choice and let some relief settle in, I was confronted by an even tougher decision: do I choose to live in Honors Housing?

I’m sure I had some of the same fears that you prospective students are having now; will all of my friends be only Honors kids, will I make no friends outside of West Hall, will I be sad all the time on the Vern and so on. After much agonizing, I bit the bullet and went through with Honors Housing.

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Last Call for Honors Contract [Deadline]

30 Jan
Hurry up! Complete your Honors Contract.

Hurry up! Complete your Honors Contract.

If you’re taking a contract course, make sure to get your Honors Contract complete.

This line is where the jokes normally go, but the deadline is this Friday!  Ain’t nobody got time for that.  Hurry up and get your contract submitted.

How do you know if you need to complete an Honors Contract? Keep reading to find out.

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Lunch w/ the Director of the UHP is Full!

29 Jan

Our Lunch with the Director Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 12pm in the UHP Club Room at 714 21st St. is completely booked!  There’ll be another later this semester (and you can always join us at our brown-bag lunches for a casual bring-your-own-lunch event with faculty and staff).

In the meantime, you can check for open spots if anyone has cancelled!

Taking a Contract Course? [Deadline]

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If you’re taking a contract course, make sure to get your Honors Contract complete.

It may not be as exciting as signing the “Fun Contract” with the Cat in the Hat.  But it should be considerably less terrifying than having to interact with a furry Mike Myers in some kind of nightmare cat costume. So it’s a tradeoff, we guess.

How do you know if you need to complete an Honors Contract? Keep reading to find out.

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Lunch w/ the Director of the UHP

18 Jan

Hey Honors students: got questions, concerns, or great ideas for the Honors Program?  Then sign up to have lunch with Maria Frawley, Executive Director of the University Honors Program.  We’ll bring the food, you bring your good ideas.

Seats are limited for this event on Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 12pm in the UHP Club Room at 714 21st St.

Sign up now to reserve your spot!