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28 05, 2019

Summer: To Break or Not to Break?

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: How to Student|Comments Off on Summer: To Break or Not to Break?

Summer is here! Suddenly you are faced with a decision: how do you want to handle your study schedule for the season? I know it can be a daunting decision to make, so here are a few things I wish I knew when I was tackling school during the summers while pursuing my degree.   You can take a break (yes, it’s allowed!). When I hit summers, I felt like I had to continue, but it was SO HARD to keep pressing on when I was surrounded by sisters and friends on summer break. As a result, I half-heartedly worked [...]

24 05, 2019

How to Ask Your Boss for Time Off

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: How to Student|Comments Off on How to Ask Your Boss for Time Off

You’re an Unbound student. That probably means that you not only do school, but you probably also work, maybe even full time. So, this whole APEX thing sounds really cool, but you may be wondering how exactly you’re going to convince your boss to let you have the time off to head to Michigan for a couple of days with the coolest people on the planet. I have employed lots of people, and most of them have asked me for additional time off for something. Here are three good reasons why your boss should consider giving you extra time off [...]

23 05, 2019

How to Meet Unbound Students

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: How to Student|Comments Off on How to Meet Unbound Students

So, you’ve decided to dip your toes in the water and see what Unbound students are like! I can tell you now that they won’t disappoint. I spent three years as a student not knowing that others existed until I heard about APEX (Unbound’s annual international student event) so I took a headlong dive and registered for my first student event... And I have never regretted it! BUT If you’re not quite ready to take the plunge and meet some totally amazing students at an insanely awesome camp, then here’s the low-down on other ways you can get plugged into [...]

23 05, 2019

From One Unbound Parent to Another

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: How to Student|Comments Off on From One Unbound Parent to Another

Dear Parents, Do you have an Unbound student who is thinking about, or is already registered for, the 2019 Unbound National Student Convention known as APEX? My name is Jonathan Brush, and I am the Executive Director of Student Life for Unbound. I work with the incredible students who are planning APEX, and ultimately I am the person who is responsible for everything that happens there.  As a father of six children, I would like to share some things with you about APEX from the perspective of a parent. First, let me tell you what APEX is about. We named [...]

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