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Megan's College Project: LSU

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megan wise

on 22 October 2012

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Megan Wise Louisiana State University The History of LSU originally a land grant university for a seminary of learning
founded in 1853 by the Louisiana General Assembly
first name was Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy
opened January 2, 1860 near Pineville, Louisiana
closed June 30, 1861 because of the Civil War
reopened April 1, 1863 but closed April 23 because of the Invasion of the Red River Valley
reopened October 2, 1865 but burned down October 15, 1869
relocated to Baton Rouge on November 1, 1869
renamed Louisiana State University in 1870 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=lsu&start=66&num=10&hl=en&safe=active&biw=1280&bih=929&tbm=isch&tbnid=CRUCzewSvzZZ_M:&imgrefurl=http://www.lsufootballfreak.com/lsu_tiger_stadium.html&docid=b_TzDRaNVdjerM&imgurl=http://www.lsufootballfreak.com/lsu_tiger_stadium.jpg&w=600&h=450&ei=CWBgUND8K4a29gSP9YDgBA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=352&vpy=306&dur=1400&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=116&ty=93&sig=111873962573799674871&page=3&tbnh=138&tbnw=182&ndsp=36&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:66,i:9&surl=1 Medical Physics
Film and Media Arts
Interior Design
Business Administration
Veterinary Clinical Science Areas of Study http://www.google.com/imgres?q=film+and+media+arts&start=67&hl=en&safe=active&biw=1280&bih=929&tbm=isch&tbnid=E8qNCSTcR_v85M:&imgrefurl=http://app.imcreator.com/static/DD4542AE769D4B7683A542730EF7F304/about&docid=_ujzzFE1iLzVrM&imgurl=http://lh4.ggpht.com/bM5SLwASNiQRurpWH9X5gp-rqJrcKxt--k8_7J43KAjpDk6O88P3v3tIfmxQ4bLQPly4j7mVxMmow7DYxzo%3Ds521&w=521&h=521&ei=iQJjUL3pO5Py8AS5sID4DA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=192&vpy=262&dur=3408&hovh=225&hovw=225&tx=162&ty=113&sig=111873962573799674871&page=3&tbnh=145&tbnw=173&ndsp=36&ved=1t:429,r:24,s:67,i:82&surl=1 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=ipod+touch+5g&num=10&hl=en&safe=active&biw=1280&bih=929&tbm=isch&tbnid=LplgrmdQci9aSM:&imgrefurl=http://techammer.blogspot.com/2011/04/apple-ipod-touch-5g-128gb.html&docid=i6i7k3njNZ99RM&imgurl=http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-rRVlOMzuJQg/TZ17heTziOI/AAAAAAAAAIU/OjHAWy_8fss/s1600/ipod-touch1.jpg&w=500&h=317&ei=CAFjUP6LBYa29gSW9YDIBg&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=316&sig=111873962573799674871&page=1&tbnh=131&tbnw=184&start=0&ndsp=28&ved=1t:429,r:19,s:0,i:133&tx=106&ty=89&surl=1 Carver FOK1 2012 3.0 Reguired GPA Required Test and Score minimum SAT score of 1030
minimum ACT score of 22 LSU Sports Gymnastics Football Basketball Cheerleading Swimming Other Offered Sports
track and field
lacrosse has given out about 200,000 degrees
many nationally ranked programs
several nationally recognized students
offer bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees
challenging classes depending upon your course Academics grade point average of 2.00 of work taken at the university and on entire college record
for bachelors degree 25% of required hours done at this university
meet residence requirements
after half of the applied credits, cannot use additional credits from a 2 year college outside of LSU's system
39 semester hours in the 6 major courses:
english composition, analytical reasoning, arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences
demonstrate computer literacy Degree Requirements Student Support

Dean of Students
National Exchange of Students
Center for Academic Success
Center for Freshmen Year
International Programs
Division of Student Life and enrollment LSU offers on-campus housing
Dorm support includes:
early arrival housing
American Disability Act rooms for handicap students
financial aid
University Auxiliary Services
Student Faculty Interaction
most students who live on campus do better than those who are off campus blog.mattlange.com lsusports.net google.com/images+lsucheerleading 7-10keel.com http://lsusouthflorida.com/photos/ http://onlineathens.com/multimedia/galleries/042508_gym1/slides/042408_GYM_Session1_08.html For failing students:
Center for Academic Success
one on one consultations and workshops
collaborative study groups The Academic Success Program

strong mentorship and advising program
Outstanding Learning Center in the Nation in 2004
not just for troubled students, but for everyone lsu.edu white: 80%
black: 9%
Asian: 3%
Hispanic: 3%
International: 2% Ethnicity more than 27,800 Student Body and Diversity more women then men:

women: 51%

men: 49% Students from Louisiana: 85%
Students from other states: 14%
Students from other countries: 2% Socioeconomic Backgrounds:
most come off of scholarships The Financial Aid Package:
the estimated cost of one semester is about $10,000
scholarships offered and required GPA for Scholarship:
Chancellor's Alumni Scholarship: 3.0
LSU Alumni Top 100 Scholarship: 3.0
LSU Centennial Award: 3.0
LSU National Scholars Award: 3.0
Golden Oaks: 3.0
Tiger Scholars: 3.0
Bengal Legacy: 2.5 Financial Support
willing to spend "$45,000.00 " Financial Aid Packets Available:
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
Federal Direct Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan
Federal Perkins Loan
Private Student Loan
LSU Emergency Loan Off Campus Housing:
apartments and hotels near school
cost ranges from $500 to about $1,500 per room/unit phsychology is the most popular major Specialty My interest-
Marine Biology:
being far from the ocean makes this major slightly difficult micro-biological.com Alumni:
jobs include:
foreign ambassadors Networking Opportunities A Few Famous Alumni:
Edwardo Aguirre- 1st director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Doug Carl Ahlers- built first shopping site and online travel site
Patricia Hewlett- inducted into Academy of Women Achievers (one of the highest honors for proffesional women) google.com/images+lsueduardoaguirre Networking Opportunities:
informational interviews
social media
personal network
professional association
Employer Dictionary
Tiger Network Reputation
known for sports
famous for football
most people think of LSU for athletics Academic Atmosphere several academic peer groups
several study groups Social Atmosphere service opportunities such as volunteer effort, health and wellness outreach, restoration and beautification of Baton Rouge, disaster relief and emergency preparedness, etc.
are of course plenty of parties Clubs and Greek Life:
many Greek Students are very involved on campus
clubs include: water polo club, rowing club, equestrian club, power lifting club, and the LSU National L Club A Club I am Insterested in is:
the LSU National L Club- given to all athletes tigerboosterclubs.org Size of LSU is a large school
larger schools makes it hard to become close to professors
larger schools have to supply more students, usually have more money and good equipment Location Baton Rouge Louisiana
7 hours and 22 minutes away from Columbus, Georgia
it is an affordable flight or drive back and forth
humid and hot climate
near the Swine Palace and Textile and Costume Museum kayedacus.com bayouscotties.com Mike VI Works Cited
Google.com/images. Google. n.d. Web.
15 Oct. 2012.
LSU.edu. Louisiana State University,.
2012. Web. 15 Oct. 2012.
"LSU National L Club". Tiger
Booster Club.org. Louisiana State
University, 2012. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. www.it-tiger.co.uk http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=204866775 ncsrt.lsu.edu stuvu.com http://www.lsu.edu/student_organizations/permias/lsu.htm
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