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UA Matters: College Prep Tips for High-School Seniors

Whether you’re an incoming high-school freshman or senior, there are a multitude of things you can do to prepare for college. The University of Alabama’s admissions office offers a few suggestions on how students can better plan for their college future.

UA Matters: Helping Your Preschooler Transition to Kindergarten

Sending your child to ‘big school’ can be one of the most exciting yet stressful times for you and your child. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Laura Bloom offers some simple things that can help ease the transition. Visit the school and meet the teacher(s). There may be an “Open House” or “Meet and Greet,” or […]

UA Matters: Staying Safe in the Water

As the summer heats up, many like to cool down by taking a swim. Before jumping into those cool waters, check out these water safety tips from The University of Alabama’s Dr. Brian Gannon.

UA Matters: College Prep Tips for High-School Juniors

Whether you’re an incoming high-school freshman or senior, there are a multitude of things you can do to prepare for college. The University of Alabama’s admissions office offers a few suggestions on how students can better plan for their college futures.

UA Matters: Tips to Ensure Your Fireworks Photos Explode

Fireworks displays are not only beautiful to watch but exciting to capture in print. The University of Alabama’s Kent Gidley will have you shooting pictures like a pro this Fourth of July with these simple tips for capturing great fireworks. First, make sure you have the items you need to accomplish your goal — DSLR camera […]

UA Matters: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney offers a few tips on how to enjoy the summer sun and stay safe.

UA Matters: College Prep Tips for High-School Sophomores

Whether you’re an incoming high-school freshman or senior, there are a multitude of things you can do to prepare for college. The University of Alabama’s admissions office offers a few suggestions on how students can better plan for their college futures. This is the second of four posts that provide students in each grade level […]

UA Matters: Creative Activities to Keep Kids Occupied this Summer

Summer is the perfect time to be creative and plan activities for children that use inexpensive materials. With this list, provided by The University of Alabama’s Kelly Avery, you can have fun with your child for free or for just a few dollars.

UA Matters: How to Capture that Amazing Vacation through Photos

Your vacation is supposed to be fun, and you want your photos to reflect that, but sometimes getting the perfect picture can be harder than you anticipated. The University of Alabama’s Zachary Riggins offers a few tips that may help you get the shots you envisioned.

UA Matters: College Prep Tips for High-School Freshmen

Whether you’re an incoming high-school freshman or senior, there are a multitude of things you can do to prepare for college. The University of Alabama’s admissions office offers a few suggestions on how students can better plan for their college futures. Freshmen: As you are preparing your four-year plan with your counselor, include classes to […]

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