University of Missouri Questions & Answers

Answer · Jobs Q&A

I've been at my job a year and feel I should be getting paid more. How do I broach the subject with my boss without looking greedy?

I've heard others discuss this before, and I think the best thing I've heard about this situation is that you should frame it like you're... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

What can students do to feel more connected to/welcomed at their college campus?

The best way to feel more connected to your college is to simply get involved! Join clubs, go to sporting events, meet your neighbors,... (more)Read 3 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

How should university organizations help to combat the rising rates of people with eating disorders? How can these organizations best support the people suffering?

Education is a valuable tool that is underutilized when it comes to combating the rising rates of people with eating disorders. Many... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

What are the best and least-expensive ways for students to learn or practice new technical skills after they've graduated/have lost access to classes through their campus that could've taught them these skills (graphic design, computer coding, etc)?

Besides exploring what options local colleges may offer in terms of classes that will allow you to learn new skills or keep your skills... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

What are people's thoughts on taking an extra semester or a 5th year in order to have less classes each semester so you can better focus on 4 classes instead of 5? Is it silly to do this, or should I focus more on the quality of my work for each class instead of the number of classes I take?

I'd avoid doing this if possible. Firstly, because it will be that much more of a financial burden on you to add on an extra semester or... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

As students, how can we help to combat hazing on college campuses?

The best way to combat hazing is simply if you see something, say something. A lot of students are afraid to speak up about being hazed... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

What is the best piece of advice you can give someone who went to private school and is now going to a huge university?

I went to a very small private school and then a huge university and it was overwhelming to say the least. I'd say the best piece of... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

What are five things that every undergraduate student should have on his/her bucket list?

1. Go to a sporting event. If your school has a football team - go to a game. If they don't, attend a basketball game. It's a great way... (more)Read 3 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

How do you make a professional writing portfolio?

There are lots of free sites geared toward making a professional writing portfolio that you can use, like Quietly, Contently, or... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

I was very involved in community service in high school, but I am having trouble finding tangible opportunities in college. How do I seek out these opportunities? What are some service projects that people have participated in and liked?

There are usually lots of community service organizations you can join on campus. Simply look through the various student campus clubs... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

One of my best friends lies about everything. I notice it, as well as do our other friends. How should we confront her about this?

If you can live with it, it may be worth it to just ignore it. Pointing out someone's flaw, especially if multiple people are doing it,... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Internships Q&A

How can I achieve a good balance between interning and still having some time to relax this summer?

Don't take your work home with you. In most cases, if you do good work and stay focused while at your internship, there shouldn't be any... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

I tend to over-commit to too many organizations/activities; it stretches my time/energy thin. How can I say "no" more easily to new opportunities?

Consider how much time each opportunity will require and what sort of schedule you can maintain. While there are lots of exciting... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Jobs Q&A

Post-grad/professional jobs sometimes enforce a dress code--how can students acquire appropriate clothing if they lack the financial resources to buy a whole bunch of new clothes (and don't already have enough professional clothing pieces to get by)?

Once you've got a few basic work-appropriate pairs of clothes consisting of pants, skirts, and shirts, a great way to seemingly create a... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

What is the best way to get out of an uncomfortable situation where you couldn't be honest that involved drugs and/or alcohol?

If you're in an uncomfortable situation involving drugs or alcohol and don't feel you can be honest, simply excuse yourself or make up a... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Grad School Q&A

I don't have a high GPA, but I'm looking for scholarships. What are some good places to begin my search that will value my community service and extra-curriculars?

You may want to talk to your academic advisor about what kinds of scholarships are out there that don't focus on GPA. They may have... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

I'm having a hard time finding organizations to join that I'm interested in and will also benefit my resume. How do I decide what to join and what to stay away from?

Sometimes there are so many organizations at a university it can be hard to sift through them all and find ones that you're interested... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

How are rising seniors planning on balancing job interviews, graduation plans, and school work during their first semester?

The best way to balance interviews, graduation plans, and school work is to make yourself a schedule and prioritize. Your graduation... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Grad School Q&A

My graduate school classes are much smaller than my undergrad classes were, and I'm overwhelmed. How can I feel more comfortable in this environment?

Besides getting to know your professor and fellow classmates, push yourself to talk in class. It's easy to feel overwhelmed and be a bit... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Grad School Q&A

I would like to make friends with the other students in my graduate program . How can I maintain a friendly but professional relationship?

Start by talking to them! Before class starts, talk to some of the people in the class -- you may find that you have multiple classes... (more)Read 1 Answer

Questions & Answers

Uloop provides questions and answers help for University of Missouri students and anyone living around University of Missouri or the Columbia area.

Back to Top

Log In

or Sign Up
Students
Post FREE Listings
Student Start Here
Employers
Post Jobs for Students
Employers Start Here
Housing Providers
Post Available Housing
Housing Start Here

Enter College Name to See Local Results

Log In

Contact Us

Forgot your password?

Your new password has been sent to your email!

Logout Successful!

You just missed it! This listing has been filled.

Post your own housing listing on Uloop and have students reach out to you!

Upload An Image

Please select an image to upload
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format
OR
Provide URL where image can be downloaded
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format

By clicking this button,
you agree to the terms of use

By clicking "Create Alert" I agree to the Uloop Terms of Use.

Image not available.
By clicking Get Started or Sign In you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Add a Photo

Please select a photo to upload
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format