Student Bios

2015
Majors: English and Psychology

Being several hundred miles from home I was concerned that I would have trouble adapting to a new environment, but the First-Year Program greatly facilitates the college transition and lessens the...

2015
Majors: English and Fine Arts-Art History
Minors: Biology

The FYP experience gives first year students an advantage like nowhere else. Not only do you get to live and take a unique class with a variety of amazing people, but you also have the opportunity...

2015
Majors: Neuroscience with pre-med track

Because of my interests in global issues and diversity, both my FYP and FYS are about those topics. Performing Diversity, my FYS, is very interesting as well as challenging. In both my FYP and FYS...

2015
Majors: Undecided
Minors: Education

The FYP experience allows for a smooth and comfortable transition into college life. Friendships form quickly since you live with and take a class with the students in your FYP. The FYP program...

2015
Majors: Economics and/or Performance and Communication Arts

I have met an amazing group of people through the First-Year Program and have gotten the opportunity to try a whole "slu" of new things such as teaching a class and learning to fly fish.

I...

2015
Majors: Physics/Philosophy

I loved my FYP. Even though we’re all in different classes and will be living in different places next year, we still eat together and hang out all the time. The program helped me to meet people I...