Morehead, KY
Morehead State University


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Kaitlyn
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are funny. They are quiet at first but as soon as one student breaks the ice then they all seem to come out of ...

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are funny. They are quiet at first but as soon as one student breaks the ice then they all seem to come out of their shell. They are all really nice people and very apt to learn and help those that need it.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The first thing I would tell myself as a high school senior is to not take any of it for granted. The friends you have now won't always be there. Some will drift away but some will stay forever so cherish what you have right now. It's going to be a lot harder than you think it is to leave home but it's not horrible forever. When the assignment is given, do it that night. Don't slack off and procrastinate and think you can just do it before class because it doesn't work that way anymore. You actually have to learn how to study now! I know it's a foreign word and a concept you're actually going to have to be taught but it will come in handy, I promise.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

I brag mostly about the teachers and the class size. The professors really seem to care about their jobs and their students. This is really nice because you don't see a lot anymore. Its mostly a get in, lecture, get out kind of thing and all my professors have been very approachable and eager to help if needed.

William
What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

M.S.U. students are typically stereotyped as poor, and unintelligent. Due to its geographic location in rural Kentucky, this ...

What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

M.S.U. students are typically stereotyped as poor, and unintelligent. Due to its geographic location in rural Kentucky, this is easily believed. However, although there is a large population of rural Kentucky citezens among the student body, the students at M.S.U. are heavily involved in research and original scholarly work, leading to grants and publications.

Allie
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is not for people who want to torture themselves with education or for people who are looking for a straight easy r...

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is not for people who want to torture themselves with education or for people who are looking for a straight easy ride till the end.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

It's a laid-back enviroment that places emphasis on learning in relation to life and preparing students for what comes next rather than useless knowledge that won't be applicable. The professors are experts in their respective fields and they always find ways to create projects in their subjects to related the material back to personal lives for a greater understanding of the importance of the material. The most unique feature about my school is that it is nestled in mountains with a beautiful campus.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I could go back and talk to myself as a high school senious, I would explain to myself not to be afraid of life in college, or of new people and experiences. I would explain that college is much different than high school, it's a chance to start over in a world where no one knows you and you can portray the you that you want people to perceive you as rather than the you in high school cliques that you were known as.

Jason
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would advise you to study harder in Math, to save yourself the trouble of having to take extra, and costly, classes to pay ...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would advise you to study harder in Math, to save yourself the trouble of having to take extra, and costly, classes to pay for the reviewing you'll need before getting into Math 120. I would also advise you to get a higher grade point average so that you could have a better chance at scholarships. You should also not spend all of your money on frivelous things, and save for school. I would highly reccomend you spend more of your free time exploring your interests and finding out what it is you love so when you get older, you all ready have a good path to follow, vs trying to figure it out before it's too late. Take the SATs as those would help give you a huge advantage, and clarify which classes you need to take BEFORE you begin to sign up and register so you can have fully functioning goals to go after, and not have to worry about sudden, costly, surprises. Lastly, begin your scholarship search immedaitly, to avoid the stress of worrying about making it though college.

Morgan
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Morehead State University is best known for its history. Morehead State is 124 years old! So the stories that have been creat...

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Morehead State University is best known for its history. Morehead State is 124 years old! So the stories that have been created here are unimaginable.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I were to go back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior, the most useful piece of information I would give myself is, "Do not fall off your tracks!" It is very easy for high school seniors to lose focus on why there are attending high school, but it is so important that they do not. I would advise myself to step up my studying and spend more time on homework because grades really do matter. Also creating good study habits and homework habits during high school really helps prepare students for the college work load. So all in all, my biggest piece of advise is to settle down just for a few more months, it will be woth it in the end.

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about Morehead State University is the personal hometown atmosphere it provides. At MSU there is always someone there to help you with any problem you may come across.

Erica Ann
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I could go back in time and talk some sense into myself as a high school senior, I would definitely tell myself that I nee...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I could go back in time and talk some sense into myself as a high school senior, I would definitely tell myself that I need to pay attention more in class. I need to study more frequently and not cram right before a test. That way I would be able to retain information longer because I am no longer memorizing, but am actually learning the material. I would also have told myself to take more science and math courses in order to prepare myself for my field. I am planning on becoming a veterinarian and in my undergraduate career I needed physics. It would have been beneficial to me had I already taken physics and calculus in high school so I could have learned it previously instead of seeing it for the first time as an undergraduate. Had I been more prepared with a stronger background in the science and math courses, I think I would have definitely done better in those courses and would not have struggled so much. Also, I would have benefited throughout my undergraduate career had I developed the study skills in high school rather than slowly developing them throughout my undergraduate years.

Chelsea
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

It is alot of education for your money. I think the school is very school spirited. I believe the science and technology depa...

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

It is alot of education for your money. I think the school is very school spirited. I believe the science and technology department are very up to date with technology. I think the new CHER building was a great investment for future health care students such as nursing, radiology, and PA students.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

To take more college classes while in high school.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The parking frustrates me in many ways. There needs to be a parking garage build to allow for more students to have a place to park.

Anastacia
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I have learned how to handle academics and independance at the same time. At first it was weird not having mom or dad remindi...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I have learned how to handle academics and independance at the same time. At first it was weird not having mom or dad reminding me to do my homework or go to bed at a certain time, but I have learned to manage my own schedule and balance my time.

Describe the students at your school.

Most students at MSU are friendly and welcoming, and willing to help anyone who asks for it.

What's unique about your campus?

The campus is very friendly and clean. The teachers are kind and knowlegeable. Class sizes are about the same as they were in high school for the most part. It't not overwhelming amounts of work.

Dania
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I believe college has developed several character qualities in me. Upon attending college, I realized the burden to understan...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I believe college has developed several character qualities in me. Upon attending college, I realized the burden to understand the material, achieve excellent grades, and maintain a high grade point average was solely my responsibility. My dedication has allowed me to become a member of an honor society. I am grateful for the outstanding college graduates who have been role models for me. In my opinion, I see that the educated are respected and have far more opportunities to lead. In our current social economic environment, we need more educated and responsible people to lead and direct the next generation. The college experience has definitely stretched me, but the opportunity to become a positive role model for the next generation is well worth the arduous journey before me. My intent is to lead others in a path of success as well.

Jacob
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I have learned to come out of my shell with the help of new friends. I am learning I need to buckle down and get serious and...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I have learned to come out of my shell with the help of new friends. I am learning I need to buckle down and get serious and study with more determination then in high school. That there is help avialable you just have to keep asking! The instructors are really good about helping out with a problem.

What's unique about your campus?

The building where everyone can meet to study or get a meal called ADUCK. Everyone is friendly and speaks. Don't be afraid to talk to people. Dont be afraid to ask for help.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

Trying to get help in the tutoring hall

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