Jessica Dickenson

Jessica Dickenson graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College with degrees in English and communication. She has applied her abilities working as a young marketing professional for a local university but works as a freelance writer and photographer in her spare time. She currently resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband.

Articles By Jessica Dickenson

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By: Jessica Dickenson — July 11, 2022
As an incoming college freshman, you probably have a lot of preconceived ideas about what college will be like. AP courses, college advising, television, your peers, and the internet probably have given you a good idea of what to expect on your first day of classes. Although all these sources may be a good foundation, here are some common misconceptions about college courses we have debunked.
By: Jessica Dickenson — January 4, 2023
Moving may not be the most pleasant college experience, but with a little planning, you can have a smooth experience!
By: Jessica Dickenson — August 11, 2022
When you apply for colleges, you usually have a pretty good idea of how to respond to a college letter of acceptance or rejection. However, you may find out that your application is "waitlisted." What does that mean for your college plan? Should you be concerned?
By: Jessica Dickenson — March 22, 2023
While your answers about college aren’t as straightforward as the average high school graduates, that does not mean that college is not an option for you.
By: Jessica Dickenson — November 30, 2022
ESAs provide support through companionship and can help ease anxiety, depression, and certain phobias. Before you rush to the nearest animal shelter or get your pet from home, you should be aware that there is a stringent process for qualifying for an ESA.
By: Jessica Dickenson — October 3, 2022
Commuters are the unsung heroes of college. They have to wake up every morning, battle rush-hour traffic, and make the same drive home regardless of the weather or hour. They are accountable to the campus rules, but they also have to follow them while living at home. They have better time management skills than most college students to factor in drive times, homework, class schedules, and extracurriculars.
By: Jessica Dickenson — February 16, 2023
Check out this article for the first installment of 'Books Every English Major Should Read.'
By: Jessica Dickenson — February 16, 2023
Check out this article for the second installment of 'Books Every English Major Should Read.'
By: Jessica Dickenson — February 22, 2023
Being denied loans may seem like a nightmare, but there are ways that you can prevent it and some steps that you can take if your application is rejected.
By: Jessica Dickenson — December 12, 2022
As the semester wraps up for the holidays, many college students head home to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. However, some students may find themselves in the awkward and frustrating position of not being able to go home for the holidays.
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