One of the reasons I chose to become a Marauder is because it is close to my home in Cincinnati, OH. It’s also an HBCU and we love those! When I visited, it truly felt like home.
I plan to start my college courses this upcoming fall, and I couldn’t be more excited! I’m incredibly grateful for the doors that Columbus State has opened for me, and I plan to use these opportunities to better myself and my community and ultimately make the world a better place.
My decision to attend Fayetteville State University was because of the outstanding social work program. I wanted to be a part of a community where I can be taught how to better others in mild and extreme environments. I know by being here, I will be taught the best way to make a difference!
It is so surreal that I am graduating from college, especially during a global pandemic. It has been quite a journey, from deciding to attend Kennesaw State University as a Political Science major to joining my sorority Gamma Phi Beta to now sending out graduation announcements.
My journey through Hampton has not been a walk in the park but in every obstacle, I have learned valuable lessons that will take me through life. Hampton is a very energetic university but still very much intelligent.
Being a first-generation college student can be difficult, especially when a barrier such as COVID-19 restricts you from joining organizations or participating in events (in-person), but UCSD has given me many opportunities to become involved on campus.
Although we are doing hybrid classes, my professors and school are doing their best to make the most out of our first-year experience.
When I applied to Bay Path, I thought I knew exactly who I was and what I wanted, but that has changed so much over the years. I realized my sophomore year of college that I was bisexual and Bay Path gave me the safe space to truly be who I am.
I expected my whole life to go to a big public university with tens of thousands of students, but when my dad recommended that I should look into women’s colleges, I couldn’t imagine myself going anywhere with such a big population.