Trying to #UWSOAR

Hello #futurebadgers. As many of you probably witnessed first-hand, we had some technical difficulties during Monday’s SOAR registration session. Although a frustrating time, filled with anxiety, this serves as a perfect introduction to college life. Although things may not always go smoothly or according to plan, it’s important to stay patient, work through the frustration, and- of course- laugh it off.

We at the Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE) did take some time to review the memes that came as a result of the technical difficulties and appreciated your creativity and humor during a stressful time. It was clear that the Class of 2020 knew how to improve a bad situation with their use of humor and the internet.

We started at the 5:00 p.m. registration time. Then rescheduled to 6:30 …

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To 7:00…

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To 8:00…

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The Spongebob references were a big hit…

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So were the celebrity guest appearances:

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And although we were like this:

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And you were like this:

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In the end, it was worth the wait.

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Plus, we all know who is responsible…

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We really appreciate your positivity and willingness to laugh with us #futurebadgers. It was great to see you interacting with one another, exchanging social media information, and making the experience a little more enjoyable for everyone. We at CFYE were trying our best to work to make SOAR registration a success for you, and we appreciate your understanding and patience. Also, a big thank you to our friends at DoIT who got the Student Information Database up and running for us. If you still have questions you need answered, contact our SOAR information by phone at 608-262-4707 or be email soar@studentlife.wisc.edu. Also, don’t forget to apply for our #YouAtUW contest at https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_a4v34x0PQVqAppz

Disclaimer: If you would like your meme removed from this post, feel free to email dhoffman4@wisc.edu.

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