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Diversity, equity official to leave GW in July
By Jenna Lee, Assistant News Editor • June 8, 2024

The Hatchet’s 2020 Virtual Orientation Guide

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Follow these accounts to stay up to date on the latest news and newest opportunities available to students.






Tips for making college friends from home

Take out your phone or open your laptop to follow these suggestions for making friends in your first semester at GW.



Advice for freshmen from STAR leaders

STAR leaders said you can still make the most out of your time from home by staying engaged and prioritizing yourself.



Get up to speed on student activism from the summer, academic year

From a pass/fail grading scale to dropping the Colonials moniker, here are the top issues students have been advocating for before you got to GW.


D.C. bucket list: What to look forward to once you’re in town

You might not get a full campus feel this fall, but there’s a laundry list of places to look forward to visiting once you’re living in the District.


Resources to take care of your mental health in your first year

Despite the distance, GW is still offering several virtual mental health resources to ensure you prioritize yourself through the pandemic.



How to succeed in online classes

Take some time to connect with professors, practice a self-care routine and stay in touch with classmates to alleviate some worries.



Social media orientation: Accounts to follow for news, updates and connections

As we navigate classes from all parts of the globe, social media is a sure-fire way to connect with administrators, students and faculty.



How to stay engaged with student activities from a distance

The move online has paused all physical student activities, but you’d be surprised at the number of groups that are staying strong with a virtual presence.


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