Brownsville, TX
Texas Southmost College


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

If I could tell my high school self anything it would be that even though college classes are hard at times, the self-fulfill...

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

If I could tell my high school self anything it would be that even though college classes are hard at times, the self-fulfillment that you get after completing each class is worth all the hard work. I would tell myself that even though it seems like it may take years to complete your goal, those years and the information and skills you learn over those years will make you out to be better at the career you choose. That your goal of being a nurse to help, may one day be so great that you may even say that you helped possibly save someone's life, and because of that all the hard work you put in to it will be worth every penny spent, every hour spent, every class taken!

Juan
Describe the students at your school.

They are friendly, kind, not racist, and very focused to study and work too.

Describe the students at your school.

They are friendly, kind, not racist, and very focused to study and work too.

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

It's known for being near the border with Mexico and for accepting many students regarding their race, ethics, etc.

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

I was born in the United States, but I lived in Mexico since I was born. I moved to the U.S. like 3 years ago. Learning English, adapting to this new culture, and among other things were little struggles. However, I overcome those obstacles thanks to my determination. If I could back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior. I would advice that nervous and sad guy to keep his goal. I would say to myself "Alvaro..the sacrifice of leaving your country, your family, your friends...is really worth it. Your future is bright, keep dreaming, you can do it"

Illiana
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates were hardworking individuals who would gladly help fellow classmates.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates were hardworking individuals who would gladly help fellow classmates.

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

I would have told myself to study abroad during the summers, or even a semester. It would have been an eye-opening experience to live abroad during University. There is so much I could have learned from living in another country and interacting with various people.

Indalecio
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

The University of Texas at Brownsville is known for their Education, Music and Business Degree's.

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

The University of Texas at Brownsville is known for their Education, Music and Business Degree's.

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

You can make the best out of this school if you want to. Classes are fairly easy and if you set your mind to it, you can potentially make the Dean's List. It is very cost friendly since tuition is below $5,000. There are a lot of scholarship oportunities as well.

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

If I could go back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior, I would definitely tell myself to stay focused and party-free. I would let myself know that I have a condition called Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and that I need to seek medical attention so that it doesn’t affect me academically in the future. I would also advise myself to apply at a private, smaller institution that could help me out both financially and academically through scholarships and personalized attention. I would tell myself that I need to remember what I am in school for; I need to tell myself to behave and never give up, no matter how hard things can get. I would try to educate and inform myself that the beauty of life is making mistakes so that we don't make them again in a future. I would encourage myself to never get disappointed at the many challenging situations I am about to face in my transition to adulthood. I would finally tell myself to develop an interest for Philosophy, since it is the greatest method to achieve clear thoughts and overall success.

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

Get your Associates Degree at an accredited community college. Then transfer to a state school. You will receive a quality e...

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

Get your Associates Degree at an accredited community college. Then transfer to a state school. You will receive a quality education at a fraction of the cost. No matter what, don't quit school, stay focused and don't let outside influences within your control such as partying, women and derail your vision. Work is not as important now but you should get educated so you do not have to do menial jobs later on in your life. Your education is an investment into yourself so be serious, get serious and stay serious about graduating.

What's unique about your campus?

My school allows me to go online. Without this, I would not oterwise be able to attend and work towards my degree.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

Anyone serious about completing a quality education.

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

I would had wished I would of had better advising taking my courses and for the school for it not to be very competitive among the programs.

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

I would had wish to have known of the splitting of the Univeristy and the College plan

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

I would first start off by saying to myself that college is the foundation of life. Yes, highschool was very importatn as we...

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

I would first start off by saying to myself that college is the foundation of life. Yes, highschool was very importatn as well but college is where your life begins as far as being an adult and understanding that some things like working full time and making decent money can wait. Simply because you will spend the rest of your life working and making money, so why not jump right into college right out of high school and start maing that great money sooner. I would remind myself that the current job i have is not somewhere i would like to see myself in 10 years, not even 5 years. I would push myself to enroll into a college and continue my education well my high school education was still fresh in my head instead of waiting almost 5 years to start. I would remind myself that the most important thing that you can have in todays world is an education and that my son would eventually be asking me the questions that he does today. I would tell myself that moving out and having cool things aren't really that important and that i'll have them one day.

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

I would tell myself to start doing scholarships and college applications earlier in my highschool career. I would also tell m...

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

I would tell myself to start doing scholarships and college applications earlier in my highschool career. I would also tell myself to pay attention better in school and not worryso much about trying to have as much fun. If you werent so distracted yo c ould have been valdictorian instead of salutatorian is what I would tell myself.

Teresa
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

My school is best known for being the univeristy right across the border from Mexico. We're located less than five minutes fr...

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

My school is best known for being the univeristy right across the border from Mexico. We're located less than five minutes from one of the international gateway bridges.

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

I would tell myself to look into the scholarhips and not to put them off. I would tell myself to look into work study opportunities and to keep on track with my degree. I would advise myself to not put off classes necessary for my degree and to be more involved.

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

I wish I had known more about the scholarship opportunities they had to offer while I was still in high school.

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