Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Top Questions

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?


I wish I had known to be more serious about my education during my first year since the general education courses are quite difficult but not as difficult as the major courses.


That college is definately more work than high school. I took AP courses and honors classes in high school and thought that would prepare me for the work load in college but I was completely mistaken.


I wish i had known for sure what my major was going to be and/or what career i wanted after graduation so i did not have to spend so much time figuring out what my best fit was.


I wish I would have known the acedemic standards that they have. They expect everyone to pull their weight and study hard outside of class. this was a lot different from high school and it would have been nice to know before I started my freshman year.


How easy indiana wesleyen was going to make everything. At Indiana wesleyen they answred my inquiry about online school right away. They called me right away,We set up my curriculum and started my financial fasfa application. When I recieved my fasfa they gave me a few options for the remainder balance, knowing that I have a family and no college funds. I have inquired about scholarships and I hope they work out so that I can help other addicts stay clean and sober when I become an addictions counselor. I know that this is all god's handy work.


I wish I would have known about how cold it is here. As long as you come prepared, it is not that bad. I do not really know of anything else I wish I would have known before I came here. During a visit, many questions are answered.


Nothing so far, things are great.


I wish I would have known how many resources there were for lower income families with first generation students.


The policies for bringing girls into your dorm room


I wish that I had known before hand that the professors and upperclassman would be helpful and wouldn't leave a poor little freshman stranded and helpless. It would have saved me a lot of nerves and worrying. I also wish I had remembered to be calm and try and enjoy the experience because the first two years of my college career flew by and I wish I had focused more on the fun and less on the stress of the academics.


So many of the rules are a bit nit-picky. I didn't realiz e that until I started going here.


Reading is crucial. In high school the importance of reading the text is not emphasized enough. In college 75{4a082faed443b016e84c6ea63012b481c58f64867aa2dc62fff66e22ad7dff6c} of exam questions are directly from the reading.


Because I am a nursing student I have been extremely consumed by the program. I wish I would have known more about the work needed. I am struggling with my GPA and believe I can do much better; however, I am discouraged with my performance and it has been hard to redeem my grades.


I wish I would have known to not be afraid to get involved. Being involved at IWU helps you make friends and have fun on campus. There's a lot of opportunity to find things to keep yourself busy. I wish I would have been more involved from the beginning.


There are rules and bouneries but they are set in place so that you can grow into a better person. Fallow the rules, focus on your studies and you will go far. Always get the meal plan with more points you will want them no matter what.


I don't feel that I"m being prepaired well for grad school, I wish I knew that.


I would have loved to know about credits offered during high school that would have carried over to college.


When I got married and had to live off campus because there is no married student housing, that my IWU grant would not count anymore. They never told us the grant went to room and board. I had to take out another loan at the last minute just to attend classes.


I wish I had understood the amount of responsibility that I would have for myself, so I could better prepare before coming to school.


How much would change in my life. How much I would change, and find the rules ridiculous.


You are forced to go to chapel three times a week and it's awful.


how horriable the surrounding town was. how hypocratical many of the people can be




That it is a pretty "young" university and not very well-known, also the extreme lack of diversity.


It's everything I could have wanted.


The campus itself is amazing, the only thing I would say negativitly towards IWU is that the town that surrounds it is completley dead.