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My first year when i was able to come home i would because i kinda felt homesick, i think i should have given campus life more of a chance in the beginning but now its wonderful. It didn't take me long to meet new people and make new friends. I love this school and hope to financially be able to graduate from here.


If I could go back and repeat my senior year over again I would’ve applied myself a little better. If I would’ve known what I know now, I would be a little better off than I am. During my senior year I did not study nor read, I realized that those two elements would be essential to be successful in college. Reading and being able to interpret what you read by writing a detail essay shows professors that you are getting a complete understanding of what is going on. Another component I would’ve took advantage of is the many scholarship opportunities that were everywhere. During my senior year there were many scholarship listing that I completely ignored. I didn’t realize how expensive school was until I got to college. If I would’ve did just a few scholarships my cost of school would have been minimized a few thousand dollars.


I really wish that I could have gone back and talked to myself in 1993 when I started college. I was scared to death at the thought of leaving home and being around total strangers. I was dreading the classes I would be taking because I had this preconceived notion about college that was totally wrong. I would go back and tell myself about how college is totally different from high school. The class schedule is very flexible and we are literally in charge of making our own schedule each semester. Of course we have help from our faculty advisors along the way, but we are in charge of our destination. I would also tell myself to be prepared to make some of the best friends I would ever have in my life. I had several close friends from high school, but it was hard to know at the time that most of us would leave home and make our lives elsewhere so therefore we would most likely not see very much of each other after graduation. College introduced me to my wife and that alone made the whole experience all the worthwhile!


In high school, I challenged myself by taking college courses through two community colleges around Rocky Mount, Va, and I also took Advanced Placement (AP) courses. I did well in the college courses (A grade average), but I could've studied harder and done better in my AP courses (B or C grade averages). Once I got in college, I learned how to study and ended up having all A's and B's on my report card. I wish I could go back to my high school self and teach myself the study habits I know now, because then I could have done better on my AP exams and the credits would have transferred to Emory and Henry, which would have caused me to enter my first year not as a freshman, but as a sophomore. It would've put me ahead in the long run.


If I had the opportunity to go back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior, I would immediately tell myself not to be shocked by the lifestyles of the students I was about to live among. I would strongly encourage myself to stay true to my morals and beliefs, to not allow anyone to change my personal faith. I would also advise my younger self not to allow others to dictate much in my life, explaining that I am responsible for my own actions. I would explain clearly that no matter how closely I befriend anyone, it is not my responsibility to make good decisions for them. My friends' health and success in college is dependent upon how much they are willing to work, not how much I look after them.


Knowing now how things play out, I would tell myself to get involved in everything I possibly could and render all scholarships from those clubs, lasting friendships, and the role of leadership. I would tell myself to not go too far away since my family means so much to me and I have an equally great opportunity close to home. I would say choose wisely who you make friends with now so you have a top knotch support system when you're homesick or chemistry stresses you out beyond imaginable. I would recommend applying to thousands of more scholarships despite the effort you already put in. Most importantly, I would tell myself to have an insane amount of faith in my own abilities and trust that I can do and will do whatever it takes academically, mentally, and spiritually to provide myself with a life that is just right for the perfectionist I am. I would make sure to instill the mindset to never underestimate the power of confidence and love for yourself as an individual.


If I could give advice to myself when I was a high school senior, I would tell myself to keep my friend 'circle' closer. Now that I am in college, I have noticed which friends were real and which ones were just there to be part of the group. I still keep in touch with some of my friends from high school and others I have lost track of. The ones I have lost track of are the ones who did not continue their education in college. Therefore, all I have noticed them doing is partying and gaining a bad reputation - something that I am embarrassed of for them. I do not like to be associated with people who are looked down on in the community - I have great expectations. That is why I would have told myself to watch who I was associated with while in high school!


If I could tell my high school self anything, I would tell her to go into college as a single person. Being in a relationship upon entering college made it really hard for me to make friends and become independent. My boyfriend at the time was a controlling person who did not let me do many of the things I wanted to do during my freshman year of college. If I could go back and do it over again, I would have been more involved with my hall mates and less involved with him. I would have joined intramurals and clubs during my freshman year instead of staying in my dorm room. I would have not gone home as often on the weekends and would have sought out activities on campus instead. I would also tell my high school self to not focus so much on studying and to interact with peers more. While my strict schedule of studying and only hanging out with my boyfriend did contribute to a perfect gpa my first year, I could have used more social development.


My advice to myself, if I could give it, would consist of two areas: public speaking and initiative. The first error that I made in high school was not overcoming my shyness as an orator. The demands of college courses require the preparation and presentation of relevant information; though initially at a disadvantage in these classes, I believe that my skill as a public speaker has been markedly improved. This is not to say that I forgive the shortcomings of my high school self. I would have been well served to be more vocal in class and volunteered for any speaking opportunities. The second problem that I faced upon entering into a college career was the result of both inaction and misinformation. I was informed that my application would not be accepted until a later date. Unfortunately, this information was inaccurate and the application was actually past due. The consequence of this error was that I did not receive all of the financial aid that I might have obtained. I should have been more dissatisfied with the answer of one person and proactively pursued additional information from another source. In the end, I am reminded that to err is human.


If I could travel back in time to give myself advice in highscool, I would give myself little advice. The reason being is that I feel that when I first attended college the transition was fairly easy for me. However, it was a transition I needed to make by myself and learn from. I would give myself a couple of words of advice though. First I would tell myself that this will be the greatest decision you have made in your life. No matter how hard or scary it may seem, college will help you grow not only academically but grow as a man too. I would tell myself that friends will come in an abundance so do not worry about that situation. My final words of advice would be about academics. I would advise myself to work very hard in college because it means your future. Work is somewhat harder, however if one takes extra time the work will be easier than he thinks. Furthermore, I would tell myself to hold strong to my religion and have faith. I feel these few words would make my past self feel much better about transition to college.


Look for help, while many students successfully find themselves attractive to businesses, organizations and academic intuitions by demonstrating their athletic abilities or academic abilities, there are many more that don’t have such abilities that can feel left out. You didn’t do poorly in school but you weren’t the top performer. There is an instant feeling that you are being left out as the cost of college looks prohibitive. This is when you can shine, by taking the initiative to do your research and find the guidance and help to get your foot in the college door. Once you’re in choose a major with the most subjects that you can excel in, the major may not be what you want in the long term, however by focusing on the subjects that you are strongest, you will not only be motivated to perform better, but you will start to cumulate an impressive GPA average that will open the doors to great funding opportunities that will enable you to accomplish your goals.


If I could go back to my senior year in high school. I would have told myself to focus on the reward which comes with hard work first. I would have told myself to study harder and play less. I would have told myself to use all the time I could to learn more words and crack down those hard math formulas I used to have in high school. I would have listen to my mother and kept it in mind when she told me to stay away from girls because they can throw your focus off. I would have told myself when you really want something its not given to you and if you want it you have to give it your all, you have to strive for it. Because its not just going to come to you, you have to work hard for it. An if I knew what I knew now I would have used that to help me build motivation and determination to make it through high school with better grades than what I did have.


The first thing I would tell myself as a high school senior would be to stay focused in school and take advantage of every opportunity available. Having a career goal and starting much earlier on classes for my major would have reduced overwhelming myself towards the end of my undergraduate studies and allow me to remain focused. Even though at the time high school may seem to be the end, I would tell myself that it is only just beginning. I would remind myself to think long term and ensure that I knew now is not the time to slack off; instead, it is the time I must work my hardest. I would tell myself that hard work now does indeed pay off later, especially when it comes to grades. In fact, they are more important now than ever, because they ultimately determine what job and graduate schools I could potentially be elligable for. I would also ecourage myself to study for more than just grades and to always have a desire to learn and absorb all that I can for my future and my career, because ultimately this is what will bring the most long term success.


"Alright, now don't panic. I am you from the future and I just want to give you some advice about going to college. First, don't freak about about everything. You will make life long friends, you will do well in classes, you will feel like part of the campus community. Second, don't worry about buying everything you need before you even get there. If you do this you will waste some money and you will have no where to put it in the dorm room, trust me there is barely enough room in freshman dorms for one person, much less two. Third and finally, when you get there enjoy every moment. This experience is once in a lifetime, so instead of worrying about what tomorrow will bring or what people think about you from yesterday, concentrate on the present and you will enjoy the experience all that much more. Oh, and one more thing, you will love attending college because you will see that it is one of the best experiences of your life. Good luck, even though I know you are going to be fine."


Brian, listen to me. That last semester when you wanted to tour again just to see campus one more time, do it, you loved Emory for a reason. Don’t be afraid to tell your freshman advisor you want to triple major, he is there to help and will be more than willing to help. Don’t wait until the middle of your first semester to sign up for clubs, do it at Get on Board Day. Have fun, you don’t want to forget the reasons why you came. Go camping with the outdoor club you won’t forget it. When you declare your three majors don’t be nervous, you can handle it. Your advisors know what to do and don’t be afraid to tell Tal that you love Public Policy and Community Service, he already knows. Push yourself in independent study for PPCS the mural comes out great. When you get that letter from the Bonner Scholars call mom don’t reread it five times, it is true. Don’t forget to pick up your tennis racket and practice your trombone more. Remember why you came, don't give up you will make it.


The advice I would give would have to be to buckle down and study hard. Also do not be afraid to try new things, experience makes you the person you are and could be. Grades are more important than you can ever realize so try hard at everything you do, it only lasts a semester anyway. Although grades and experience are great things,just relax and it will be a lot smoother of a ride.


The greatest advice I could give to my high school self is to remember who I am. It's so hard going to a new school and not knowing a soul, so you have to stick to who you are. Never be afraid of what you believe in and where you came from. Take this chance to broaden your heart and your mind. Always speak up in class, don't let yourself be intimidated. In the long run, professors are looking for students who put themselves out there, the ones who try to get the most they can out of their college experience. Never compromise who you are as a person and take this opportunity to grow into a confident, successful adult.


Up until my senior year, I was a very good kid. I always got my work done, school was a priority, and I was extremely family oriented. But my senior year, I started hanging out with a group of girls that weren't the best influence. I began to party and fought with my parents endlessly. Luckily I managed to figure myself out and realize that college was a priority before it was too late. And by some miracle, I managed to get into the college of my dreams. But along the way I missed out on a lot of things, including a great deal of scholarship opportunties, and caused my parents a lot of misery. Knowing what I know now, I would tell myself that partying only satisfies briefly, but an education gives one a lifetime of benefits. There is nothing more important to a young adult than their education. College and making a smooth transition into it should have been my number one concern. And investing my time into my education would exponentially pay off in the end.


I would have told myself to be more open during my first year. I went into college thinking that it was scary, and honestly I wasn't ready to leave home. My first semester was rough as far as classes went and also with not knowing anyone. I didn't really go out and try to meet people. The next semester was a bit different in the sense that I joined a sorority and met more people that drastically helped improve my freshman year. Overall, I would tell myself to be more open-minded, more willing to make friends, and more dedicated to putting a lot more time into school than I would have originally planned.


If I could go back and tell myself anything it would be not to give up on your dreams. I obtained my GED, and doing that just showed myself that I can do anything if I set my mind to it. I would also tell myself not to let petty comments define who I am. Someone is always going to have something to say and you need to jst brush it off. If someone says that you can do something, prove them wrong. I have proven my whole family wrong, and if I could go back and tell myself in high school that I would suceed and pass up everyone's expectations, I'm sure I would have been happier. Never let anyone define who you are, and go for your dreams no matter how big or small they will be, because once you accomplish one, the sky is the limit.


If I could go back in time to my senior year of high school, i would tell myself to stay motivated and dont listen to the negative things people have to say about college. I know its going to be hard but if i stay motivated, and determined and keep thinking positive i know that i will suceed. The advice i would give myself is to never give up no matter what everybody elses says, and to do my homework, and study hard. I wouldnt be nervous about college, I wouldn't let all the negative talk about college get to me I would just keep striving to acheive.


I would encourage myself to continue on, enrolling in college and pursue a 2 year AA Degree. In pursuing an AA Degree a student takes a wide variety of subjects. If you major is undetermined, most likely, a student will be exposed to a subject or a career field that they would enjoy persuing.


If I could go back in time to my senior year of high school, I would tell myself to keep everything exactly the way it was. I was a cheerleader all throughout highschool and was in a really bad relationship. The summer before my senior year I decided to quit cheerleading and dump my now ex-boyfriend. It was a decision that was really hard to make but was well worth it looking back. Going back to my senior year, I would tell myself to live my senior year to the fullest and enjoy every second of it; just like I did. Everything was perfect my senior year. I had a great support group of friends, had a great class schedule, and enjoyed every minute of it. There is nothing that I would change about that year; it was the best I had experienced throughout my whole high school career. I would also tell myself to take my time and slow down. College life is amazing, but it is going by way too fast. I would tell myself to take my time and enjoy every minute of life without wishing for the next moment to appear.


Keep your head up and move forward. There is going to be time when you don't think you can do it but just keep moving forward. Have faith in yourself and you abilities and nothing can stop you.


The saying, "Hindsight is 20/20,” is definitely true! If I could return to my senior-in-high-school self I would certainly have a few tips of advice to relay. Self confidence would be my first and most important bit of advice. I would tell my younger self that having confidence in myself would move me farther than studying and doing all the suggested homework. In the moments when I believed in myself I had the best results. Secondly, goals are one of the most important parts of success. Make concrete goals and physically write them down so that you can look at them every day. When humans make goals, they achieve them. The last bit of knowledge I would tell myself would be that the friendships and connections I make in college will be some of the most important when beginning my career. When it is time to get a job it is who you know that ultimately will get you in the door. Make time to make friends. It is easy to get wrapped up in studying but what are equally important in life are the relationships we have.


Assuming I could go back in time and give myself advice, I would tell myself that I need to try hard and not to slack off. There is nothing to be nervous about, but be prepared to be on your own for a while. Your studies come first and when you do softball, if it is too stressful to handle then take some time off. College is way harder than high school, and high school does not prepare you for college. College does not let things slide like they do in high school and most professorts do not give you the opportunity to make things up. Keep yourself in check and make the friends you can and do what you want, but college is way more important than going out and partying. I would also tell myself that choose wisley about who you are friends with and stay out of backstabbers. You will definitely find out who your true friends are. Stay in touch with your friends back home also. Live your life and make it worth while, but stay on top of your studies.


The best advice that I could give myself as a high school senior is to work on my study habits. As a senior students always hear that college is much different than high school, but many of them rarely listen. I knew that college work would be different, but I wish I would have prepared myself better. Another piece of advice that I would give myself if I could go back in time would be to try and relax. It is always a difficult transition for every student when moving from high school to college, but I would tell myself that it would all be okay and that I would succeed.

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I would advise that you will have the same pressures in college that you do in high school so why not learn in high school "not to surcomb to those pressures", because you really will deal with them the rest of your life, even in your career working. The pressures I am referring to are social pressures, peer pressures, academic pressures, competitiveness of others, financial pressures, working and balance study and school with life, exercise and rest, and eating right, and family time. All of the pressures in your future are really the same ones you feel in high school, so if you can conquer these disciplines in high school, you will be better prepared to face your future in college, in career and in life!


I will be more focus in school, take time to talk to the college counselor, and explore more majors. Do more research on the major that I was interested, and ask more questions on that particular major. Spend time to visit varies college and gets familiars with the environment of the college.


I would tell myself too be better prepared for College. It is a lot different in High School, mixing sports and academics. In order to achieve at College you really need to focus and commit to your focus. It is not always easy and there are a lot of sacrifices, but in the long run you have to tell yourself it will be worth it. Also I would've told myself to get a better job or another job to help pay for all the costs of attending college, especially a private college which I attend. Overall though I'am very pleased with my decision and believe my career after college will allow me to help pay back all of my school debt I have acquired.


If i could go back in time as a high school senior. I would have a long talk with myself. I would explain the importance of time management and the best ways to plan and adapt to all the homework and reading assignments. I would also explain the importance of applying myself to my studies, and how high school differs from college with regards to self accountability. Even as a older student like myself time management ,applying one's self and accountability are some of the most important aspects to college success.


coming into college, we always think of one thing. college parties. well not every college is a party school and i've found that going to a bigger university is not neccesarily better. smaller private colleges have shown that more people have success than those that come from bigger party like schools. the best advice to give myself if i could go back would be to come in with an open mind. dont just make assumptions, get to know everything that is going on on campus and try to get yourself involved in something. getting yourself involved not only helps you get to know the campus better but also allows you to meet more variety of people that are on campus. dont settle for less, always strive for the best


My perspective is unusual. I graduated in 1996, so I would warn myself against complacency. I would tell myself not to take time off like so many people have done. When you're 18 you think you have all the time in the world. Then, you wake up and realize it's been 15 years and you are running out of time to make something of yourself. I would explain how everything you do determines how the rest of your life will proceed. How you'll one day meet the woman you wanna marry and have children with. Can you do the things you want without a degree? Should your future family have to struggle because you didn't go to school? They say it's never to late. I happen to agree with this saying. I see it everyday at the community college I attend (Columbus State-Columbus, Ohio). In short, I would tell myself to not fear the transition; go forward and give 110% until there's nothing left. When you're in doubt, think of what you want and how bad you want it. Then, work you're tail off till you get there. Thank you.


Don't you ever stress out about if you will fit in. You will fit in somewhere. You will have friends and teachers who are there for you. Take care of yourself mentaly, physicaly and spirtualy. You need all three to get through. Old rules are out the door. Your relationship to guys will change in a good way. No more of the "If you hang out wth him you are dating" thing. Never feel you are bothering people when you ask for help. They want to help you, people have grown up. You are no longer a number, you are someone who is going to do great, as long as you remeber that you can't take on the world in one semester. You can change your mind and not be a dissappointment. You are here for a reason and if you are not sure what that is yet ,oh well, you have 4 years to find that out. Also, no matter what mommie is there for you and even if you are hours away from home they want to her from you even if you call them in the dead of night crying. Remember it will be okay.


If I could go back in time and talk to my high school self, I would advise myself to join Alpha Phi Omega, take some classes each summer, and to get a head start on courses. I have found that in my national service fraternity that I have a lot of skills to offer that I would probably other wise not have been able to use. I also found that in my experiences on campus that I enjoyed Art and Biology, which I am double majoring in. I feel that if I would have taken more classes in high school that I would have found out sooner my plan for college. I would also be able to take the boring classes during the summer and enjoy all my classes during the school year. The last thing I would advise myself is to trust in my own knowledge of myself, my faith, and my morals because knowing these things have helped me to discover myself personally and academically.


If I was to go back to a high school senior, I would definitely take the path I took to begin with. I'd go to a community college because it is much cheaper & I'd take the general classes. I wouldn't change the fact that I constantly changed what I wanted to do with my life because that process gave me the love for what I am working towards--teaching. I would make more contacts & visits to Emory & Henry to keep my classes up-to-date because I was misinformed and was put behind when I transferred. Overall I don't have much advice for myself. You live & learn and thats what makes everything worth-while.


One thing that I find frustrating about high school is the fact that the grades you get your first quarter as a freshman, affect the GPA that colleges look at in order to accept you. If I had the chance to go back and tell myself something about college life, I would shout "Keep Your Grades Up!" This word of warning would only improve my current financial struggle, and possibly free my summer up a little. At the very least, which is still a lot, it would reduce my need for loans. I did not have bad grades in high school, which is exactly why I would yell at myself to keep them up. I would be happy with an A-, when I knew that if I studied I could have received an A. I wouldn't flinch at B's, and C's barely made me cringe on tests handed back. I would hope that my word of warning would give me that extra modivation that lacked within me. I always knew that I wanted to get out of state for college, but I never understand the financial stress I would go through in the process. "Get Good Grades!"


If i could go back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior, the first piece of advice I would give myself would be to get involved. I would tell myself to participate in everything from community service to sports to acedemic clubs because it would really help in college. Another thing I would tell myself would be to talk with the advisors more; have them help set up a plan and get to know them and make connections because having good rapor with advisors makes knowing what classes to take and staying on the right track much easier. The main thing I would tell myself would definitely be to work harder. Like many others, I came down with "senioritis" and I regret it. I would tell myself to just push through with all the intensity I had because it would make getting into and through college a lo simpler and I would be prepared for all the work college gives. Finally, I would tell myself to just have fun. School can be difficult, but its a time to enjoy learning new things and not to get completely stressed out, but not to take easy classes either.


the advice i would give myself as a graduating senior from high school is to really think over your options and apply to a bunch of schools. Live up the last days you have with your high school friends but be eager to make new college friends. Realize that college isn't for you early because once you get to going the train never stops.


I would tell myself to not worry, everything will be okay. My senior year was filled with me constantly being stressed about scholarships, college acceptions, and leaving home the next year. If I could have known how easy it would be to transition from high school to college, I would not have had so much extra stress put on myself.


I would tell myself that it is tough to transition and that college is somewhat like high school, but instead of dropping school books and nearly getting trampled, someone will stop and help you pick them up. Nobody sits alone, unless its by choice, and people are generally nice. You can make friends if you want them, but no one is going to shun you for acting a little out there, as a matter of fact, they respect your spunk and grow to love you for it. So be yourself and don't hide who you are, because as Dr. Seuss said, "Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."


I would say that as I was begining my transition into college the one thing that I had the most trouble with was motivation. The Proffesors at community colleges for the most part did not care wether you came to class or not, they treated you like adults and expected you to act as such and it was your responsibility to manage your studying and do your homework and come to class each day. My first quarter i was very diligent in this, i went to class every day on time and compleated my homework on time. Second quarter however was different. I started to feel a bit lazy because of my success that first quarter and felt that i could take it easy and just slide through. My class attendence droped and my studying went down and my grades were greatly affected. If I could go back and stand by myself i would tell my self that its the hard work that we do that helps us to accoplish our goals and without motivation and comitment everything you do will be wasted.


Be yourself! Going away to college allows you to embrace who you really are-- not who people who have known you all your life expect you to be. People naturally change through the years, and you shouldn't feel pressured to keep being the same person others conceptualize you as. When you get to college, be who you really are. Be who you really want to be.


If I could go back in time to my senior year in highschool I would have a lot of advice to give myself. First, I would tell myself to make sure I study really hard and don't just slack off because it is my last year. I would tell myself that just because I am taking dual enrollment classes that does not mean that is how college is going to be. I would tell myself that college requires a lot more studying than highschool does, and the teachers do not take excuses for anything. Even though I was used to making straight A's in highschool by not doing much, I would tell myself that college is much different, and harder. You really need to focus and study for hours everyday.


"You cannot fully understand your own life without knowing and thinking beyond your life, your own neighborhood, and even your own nation." ~Johnnetta Cole There is no shame in confusion or uncertainty. Do not let this dissuade an earnest search for an understanding of the world and a willingness to give yourself to its needs. Clarity as a young adult comes from experience, exposure to new ideas, new experiences, your own shortcomings, and small victories. Allow yourself the opportunity to grow before committing to an uncertain path. Commit yourself to volunteering in multiple capacities. Garner the knowledge, the skills, and the personal interactions of these experiences to better understand your community, yourself. You are not only a member of this immediate community; you are a member of our global community. You will find your niche if you are actively seeking it. Do not sit idle. Do not wait until tomorrow. You possess talents and ideas that can change lives. Take the initiative to identify your gifts that will serve as mortar to the bricks that build foundations.


If I was able to return to high school and speak to my former self, I would advise the inexperienced, naive adolescent before me to straighten up and realize that the future is what truly matters. As a youth I was far more concerned with what party was coming up, or what the outcome of the big game was, then what college I would attend, or the career I would land in. I realize now that this was a severe lack in judgement. I would explain to myself that none of the trivial teenage ideals will matter in the five years to come, and if I am more studious and concentrate on my future, that I will undoubtedly achieve all of the goals that I will one day aspire to. Post high school life is more difficult than any seventeen year old will realize, and I would make sure that the version of myself I was speaking to understood that fact, and took care of business while the opportunity was still available, rather than wasting my effort and delaying my adult self's success.


Dear high school self, You made an excellent choice in going to Emory and Henry! If you had known how much of an impact this college has made on you, you would have not had any second guesses. You have also made friends here that will last a lifetime, and will stick with you, no matter what. In regards to preparing for college, you should have put forth more effort to apply for scholarships. You can always use the extra money, and student loans take so long to pay off. Being more involved with your community and athletics would have also helped your chances at receiving more scholarships. You are one of the lucky few who doesn't have to stay on campus, so the transition into college life won't be so hard. You don't have to worry about who your roommate will be, or having fire drills at 2 a.m.. The college years are the best ones of your life, so don't miss out by being afraid to try new things and meet new people! Good luck!


I feel like I have become part of a family since I have been at Emory & Henry. The bond that we, the students, share is undescribable. I know I have made many friends that I will have the rest of my life when I graduate. Our students have a wonderful support system. Our sports teams support the other teams while they are in season. The same thing goes for our theatre students and those who are involved in the choir and the band. Our frats and sororities have a close bond among themselves too. However, people who are involved in those groups interact with many other students who are not members. Our professors are very conserned about their students. They are willing to help you anyway they can so you are able to learn and understand the information in the classroom. I love my Emory & Henry family.


As a senior I have grown into the adult I'm going to be because of Emory & Henry. As Greek Council President, President of Cardinal Key National honor society, a senator in student government, member of a sorority, and sweetheart of a fraternity I feel as if I totally and completely took advantage of what Emory has had to offer me! I've learned through being a double history and political science major the importance of my work abilities and know what field of work I want to go into at the end of this year due to my wonderful advisors. I know Emory was without a doubt a great college for me.


I have gotten a lot out of my college experience since I have been here. I have received an excellent education, been able to voulenteer and make a difference and have gained not only classroom knowledge, but real-world knowledge. This college provides so much to its students and is willing to help anyone in need. My college experience has been valuable because when I graduate I will be able to put my knowledge to use and help others. I am enrolled in the Education curriculum and it is a fantastic program that is designed to make students the best teachers out there. Teachers are said to be the teachers for our future and I want to be able to help America's future succeed and make a better economy. I am glad I choose this college and am able to get the experience this college provides. Its academic departments are great, but so are its opputunities to volunteer. I have learned so much from volunteering and I 'm glad I can use these experiences when I start my career. I would have never been able to recieve the education I have here if I attended another college.