• How to Be a Better Person

    Life can be difficult. People are always looking for an influence, someone to look up to, someone to emulate. You can set the example, be the motivation that can really impact another human being. You can help change the world by changing yourself. Change must come from within, so become an example. Decide what it…

  • SAT Test Taking Tips

    As you prepare to take the SAT test, you probably have a million things running through your mind. If you are worried about how you are going to do, a few SAT test taking tips exist to help you get through it with ease. Browse through some of the following SAT test taking strategies in…

  • Meet Ms. Olga Garcia-Quin: an FNU Success Story

    Guest Blogger: Ms. Olga Garcia_Quin                 My name is Olga Garcia-Quin, and I have lived in Medley, Florida since 1989.  I completed high school at Miami Springs Senior High School in 1992.  I graduated from Florida National University with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal which has allowed…

  • For Veterans, Use Your GI Bill to Earn a College Degree

    Military recruits typically enlist and serve for one term. They intend to use the military as a starting point rather than pursue as a long-term career. After serving, military personnel return to civilian life and obtain a college education. The GI Bill was designed for military personnel to attend college without paying out of pocket…

  • How to Choose the Right College

    Choosing a college is one of the pivotal moments in the lives of a student and his or her family. Many families build their dreams and hopes on their child obtaining a solid college education. Students often feel that choosing the right college is extremely confusing. Since there is no set basis for making the…

  • How to Prepare for Your College Education

    High school students thinking about college are unsure where to begin. It can seem quite overwhelming, but with a plan in place, the process seems much simpler. Don’t let the thought of college applications overwhelm you all at once; instead, start planning during junior year of high school to make things easier and less…

  • Work In Progress

    by shivanie16 What does the word Perfect mean in your world? It means something different to everyone, perfect body, perfect family, perfect relationship, perfect blah blah and the list goes on…Wake up!! Honestly NOTHING is ever going to be perfect no matter how much we want it to be. Why do we come down on…

  • FNU Student Mireysi Cabrera Awarded the Lincoln Díaz-Balart Scholarship

    Recent high school graduate Ms. Mireysi Cabrera was awarded the prestigious Lincoln Díaz-Balart Scholarship. Ms. Cabrera won the scholarship by satisfactorily meeting the scholarship’s requirements. In June of 2012, Ms. Cabrera graduated with a 3.20 GPA from Ebenezer International Christian Academy located in Hialeah, Florida. Prior to attending Ebenezer Academy, Ms. Cabrera attended Miami Springs…

  • FNU’s Hialeah Campus Hosted Generación 23’s Auditions

    On Saturday, September 9, 2012, Florida National University (FNU) hosted the first round of auditions for Generación 23’s talent search. Five semi-finalists were selected from a group of twenty participants. The contestants ranged from 13 to 18 years of age. Generación 23 is an annual talent search for future anchors held by Univsion 23 Miami.…

  • Suicide Prevention Programs Necessary on University Campuses

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death in college students. Suicide in elementary schools and high schools has been in the media surrounding bullying and broken homes, while suicide prevention on college and university campuses has taken a back seat in the media. The suicide rate has tripled in young adults ages 15-24 since…