Freshman Year at the iSchool

My Freshman Year at the iSchool

There is a lot of pressure that comes with the college decision, and rightfully so. It leads you to not only where the next four years will be spent, but also which opportunities will be available, before and after graduation. On a freezing, snowy Tuesday in late April of 2016, I chose the iSchool at Syracuse … Continued

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Not my First Choice

When I finally knew that I was going to attend Syracuse University, I was filled with emotions ranging from excitement to pure fear. This is because when I first opened my acceptance letter, the name of my major was too long and complex for me to fully understand. “Information Management and Technology? What even is … Continued

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Join our team! InfoSpace Interest Meeting on Feb. 3

Are you interested in blogging for the iSchool? Or designing graphics to go along with those blogs? Come to the InfoSpace Interest Meeting meet the editor and learn how you can become a part of the InfoSpace Team! Join Us on Friday, February 3rd from 2:00pm-3:00 pm in the ICEbox Hosted by InfoSpace Student Editor … Continued

Malcolm-Ali Davis @OurSyracuseU Instagram Takeover

Alum from Day One: Malcolm-Ali Davis’s @OurSyracuseU Takeover

I always say that I didn’t choose Syracuse University – Syracuse University chose me. The same goes for the iSchool. SU has been in my family since my cousin, the late Horace Morris attended. He was the first African-American scholarship football player in the mid-1940’s. Years later, both of my parents would attend. My parents … Continued

College Application Tips from the iSchool

iSchool Application Tips for High School Students

I know this time of year is so hectic and stressful when it comes to finalizing those college applications. You have a lot on your mind: Where should I visit? Is my college essay good enough? Did I miss a deadline? Did I get all my letters of recommendation in? What should I say in … Continued

International Student Experience at the iSchool. iSchool Student Prasanna leads a VR demonstration.

The International Student Experience at the iSchool

In February 2015, I was going through my emails one morning (as I usually do), when I was greeted with the best news wrapped in beautiful words Syracuse University’s iSchool: my admission! I still remember and cherish the excitement and joy I felt. During my first year journey at SU, I always felt connected with … Continued

Why I Switched to the IM&T Major. Graphic by Allison Leung '19

Why I Switched to an iSchool Major

When I applied to ‘Cuse as a high school senior, I wanted to get into the Information Technology field. That’s why I applied to the iSchool.  One problem I had was that I knew nothing about technology careers, and there wasn’t an actually IT major there.  I applied to the Systems and Information Systems major … Continued

Remembrance Week

iSchoolers Look Back and Act Forward as Remembrance Scholars

Each year, after a rigorous and selective process, 35 Syracuse University seniors are chosen to serve as Remembrance Scholars. I am fortunate enough to call myself one of them, along with my fellow iSchoolers Clayton Baker (B.S. Information Management and Technology & International Relations, Spanish minor) and Emily Dang (B.S. Information Management and Technology & International Relations, … Continued

iSchool student Liz Griffin volunteering at the It Girls Overnight Retreat

Why Grad Students Should Get Involved

My first year in the Library and Information Science Program was anything but normal. That can also be said for my iSchool experience as a whole, if I’m being completely honest. Still, this first year in LIS has taught me so much more about how to get involved and be an active student. Now, it’s all … Continued

Advice from one transfer to another

Advice From One Transfer Student to Another

In the process of choosing which college major would be the best for me, I was reminded of my seventh birthday …  When I was younger I was a huge fan of wrestling.  I would sneak out my bedroom on Monday and Thursdays nights to watch RAW and Smackdown!  There was something about the Wrestlers that … Continued