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Monday, October 25, 2021

Advice to future Aggies

BRIAN LANDRY / AGGIE
BRIAN LANDRY / AGGIE

Students discuss what they would tell incoming students about college life.

If you could tell high schoolers one thing about college, what would it be?

 

brandon_nguyen_rovingreporter_fe_LandryBrandon Nguyen, fourth-year computer science major

 

“I would tell them to put a lot of effort into researching the school as opposed to [picking] the first one they see.”

 

 

 

 

 

mackenzie_emi_rovingreporter_fe_LandryMackenzie Emi, second-year psychology and managerial economics double major

 

“You don’t have to feel like you need to have your life figured out when you get to college; have an open mind to see what you want to do.”

 

 

 

 

Jon_Peña_rovingreporter_fe_LandryJon Peña, second-year neurobiology, physiology and behavior major

 

“Manage your time.”

 

 

 

 

Grace_Weeks_rovingreporter_fe_LandryGrace Weeks, second-year environmental science major

 

“Enjoy your pets at home because you’ll miss them.”

 

 

 

 

Jonathan_Thomas_rovingreporter_fe_LandryJonathan Thomas, first-year computer science major

 

“It’s not like high school, it’s a lot harder. You gotta study ahead and not the night before […] to get an A.”

 

 

 

 

Joanne_Agus_rovingreporter_fe_LandryJoanne Agus, first-year clinical nutrition major

 

“You’ll feel like you’re a small fish in a big ocean.”

 

 

 

 

Marly_Jean_rovingreporter_fe_LandryMarly Jeane, second-year environmental policy analysis and planning major

 

“Talk to every single person you meet and learn how to shake hands well.”

 

 

 

 

Dylan_Scalzo_rovingreporter_fe_LandryDylan Scalzo, second-year biological sciences major

 

“Get involved early because you’ll meet more people and you’ll find your place.”

 

 

 

 

Emily_Rabbitt_rovingreporter_fe_LandryEmily Rabbitt, first-year biomedical engineering major

 

“Know yourself and have a routine.”

 

 

 

 

Shailaja_Chadha_rovingreporter_fe_LandryShailaja Chadha, first-year sustainable agriculture and food systems major

 

“Not working and not studying will not help you. You will fail or not pass well.”

 

 

 

 

Shyamal_Sheth_rovingreporter_fe_LandryShyamal Sheth, third-year neurobiology, physiology and behavior major

 

“Doing community college first is an intelligent decision. It should not be looked down upon.”

 

 

 

Keshav_Tirumurti_rovingreporter_fe_LandryKeshav Tirumurti, third-year computer science major

 

“Start taking interest in your classes. That’s where you’ll find your passion and what you want to do.”

 
Written by: Alan Castillo —  features@theaggie.org

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