Check out our compilation of blogs written to help both future and current students succeed in college!

Make It Count: You'll Do That Here

  • 5 Reasons to Choose Southeast

    Maybe you’ve been accepted to SEMO, or maybe you’re considering it as an option. Plenty of factors must be considered when deciding where to go to college: location, affordability, programs, and so much more. Even though there are countless reasons to love Southeast Missouri State University, we’ve listed five of our favorites for you to consider when deciding which college is your best fit.  

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  • Dear Future Redhawk...

    Welcome to SEMO! Whether you know it or not, you are on the first steps of your journey to accomplishing a college degree. It may seem a little challenging at first with becoming accustomed to a new place surrounded by a lot of new faces, but in the end, you’ll come to see SEMO as another place to call home.

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  • How to Focus When Studying

    Plan ahead, choose your study space, be prepared, take things one at a time, avoid distractions, and don't give up!

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  • 10 Ways To Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home

    Southeast will become your home-away-from-home before you know it! Here are some tips on how to make your dorm room feel like home!

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Become Your Best Self: You'll Do That Here

  • What's the Best of Everything?

    Exploring campus and your new surroundings can feel overwhelming at times. There are countless restaurants to try, shops to check out, cups of coffee to taste and rank, etc. Where should you even begin? Well, we’ve asked some SEMO students to find out what is truly the best of everything on and off campus, and where you might enjoy spending your time (and money!).

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  • Our Favorite Tweets of Summer 2021

    See what others are saying about Southeast!

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  • FAFSA: The Documents You'll Need

    Check out this video to find out which documents you'll need to file your FAFSA.

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  • Benefits of Getting a Degree

    So you’re thinking about going to college—what an exciting time in your life! A college degree can offer many benefits, both professionally and personally. You probably have plenty of questions, or even wondering if it's worth it. Here is a list of some things to consider!

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Challenge Yourself: You'll Do That Here.

  • Mental Health and Wellness at Southeast

    Being a college student presents its own unique struggles, and these can be difficult to face. For individuals who already experience depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders, the stress of college can make things a bit harder. As a SEMO student, you don’t have to face these struggles alone. We recognize the importance of staying mentally healthy, and we have resources available to help you throughout your college journey.

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  • SEMO Student Organizations You Didn't Know Existed

    You're going to want to check this one out!

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  • Things You Don’t Think Are Important But Are

    So you’re coming to Southeast. Congratulations! Here are a few tips on how to really get the most out your college experience from the start.

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  • But, They're Not Like Me

    It’s human nature for most of us to want to be with those like us. But here’s the thing about college: don’t! College is different than high school. Challenge yourselves to disover people with differing opinions. Learn to respect others with varying view points - it's part of growing!

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