Why did you decide to attend FHSU? I decided to go to FHSU because of the
reasonable pricing, close proximity to home, and support I have at FHSU. The physics department
is like a second home to me. I really like the staff and my peers help me explore my
interests. They also help guide me by teaching and exposing me to tools that will
make me more marketable to a future job. The main selling point I noticed as the year went on is
that you can have one on one time with a PhD staff member everyday at almost anytime, and that kind
of help in this field is just amazing, and you would not get that in most places.
What is your favorite aspect of DSP? My favorite part of DSP is that we came
together from completely different backgrounds and can constructively think and collaborate
on whatever the topic may be. Also, I really like how heads of departments and prominent
figures at FHSU come to speak to our small little group. These are highly experienced people and
you get to sit down and pick their brain, which for me is really eye opening and I learn well
with that kind of setting.
How has DSP positively shaped your experience at FHSU? I have found a fast track
to multiple of things on campus; most of which I never would have been exposed to. This gives
me a leg up when coming in as a new freshman, and I am able to develop friendships and contacts
that have already been vastly useful.
What piece of advice would you give to new students? To be confident. Know that
you are a high achieving student and with your background and with a lot of work and fire you
can accomplish something you could never have dreamed of. Also, do not take the beaten path, too many before
you have done that, but you are more then capable to start a new way.
What five adjectives describe you best? Hard-working, respectful, benevolent, curious, and independent