Seeking Guest Bloggers

Ariana poses in front of the Rowan Owl statue.

Hello! Rowan Blog editor here. I’m Cristin Kastner Farney. Nice to meet you! We would lovvvvvve for you to share your voice and your story with future Rowan students. Our team works for the Admissions office, so our primary focus is sharing stories that future students would like to read about. Stories that are positive, informative and entertaining. 

Fiona wears a brown Rowan t-shirt while standing next to a tranquilized lion during a pre-vet club trip.
Fiona traveled with the pre-vet club and shared her experience with Rowan Blog

We seek stories that represent all walks of life and all types of students. We’re looking for stories from a first person perspective – we’re looking to see YOU in the story. What’s your experience? Casual in tone is super. Nothing formal here. No grades. 🙂 Scroll down for possible story ideas. 

If you’re interested in submitting a story for consideration, please email it to rowanblog [at] rowan.edu. Stories should be 500 words or shorter. Once we have your story, we’ll review it and get back to you. If you’d like to submit photos, you’re welcome to. However, once we prepare to publish we’ll schedule a professional photo session for you with one of our team members. 

What we need from you:

  • your name as you’d like it presented, your year, your major, your hometown and county/state
  • yes/no if you’re a commuter, transfer, first generation student

What you’ll get from us:

  • a Rowan Blog t-shirt, professional photos, a byline on a published blog post and a cool thing to share on social

Possible story ideas:

  • Sophomore shares what they learned freshman year
  • A transfer’s story on adjusting to Rowan
  • What it’s like to have a leadership position on campus
  • My student-athlete experience
  • An activity I joined that I never thought would be for me
  • How I met my best friend at Rowan
  • Roommate Rituals – something my roomies and I do together
  • My awesome internship
  • 3 things I love about my major
  • 3 things I love about where I live on campus
  • 3 things I love about my student worker job
  • 3 DIY decorating tips for on campus living
  • How Rowan is different than my hometown
  • My experience getting a Rowan scholarship
  • My advice for freshmen
  • My advice for transfers
  • My favorite food on campus
  • How Rowan helped me succeed
  • My favorite philanthropic or charitable activity I’ve been a part of
  • My experience as an adult learner
  • Why I decided to go to graduate school here at Rowan
  • My research experience here at Rowan
  • How I stay healthy on campus
  • My advice on adjusting to living with a roommate
  • My advice on transitioning from high school to Rowan
  • My advice on transitioning from community college to Rowan
  • My favorite class at Rowan
  • Shout out to my professor: this experience meant a lot to me
  • My campus experience as a commuter
  • Adulting at Rowan: three things I learned so far
  • My favorite place on campus
  • I’m so glad I’m involved in this campus club
  • 5 Reasons I love Rowan
  • How I have fun on campus
  • I really want to tell you about this

Thanks for your consideration and we look forward to hearing from you!

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