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Gabriella V

Gabriella V.

Human Development and Family Sciences

Waco, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: Balancing your academic life with your personal and social life is a crucial skill in college, but just know that odds are when you look back, you will not remember bombing one assignment or missing one homework. Have grace with yourself!


 


Savannah V

Savannah V.

Human Development and Family Sciences

Waco, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: I wish I would have known to prioritize my happiness because it is just as significant as other aspects of life such as academics or work. It's okay to focus on self-care and fun sometimes. Life doesn't have to be all work and all academics. Balance is key and the balance between the two varies from person to person. 


 


Jake H

Jake H.

Mathematics

Alpharetta, GA

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: Even with its size its not hard to get leadership positions at UT all you have to do is try.


Laila A

Laila A.

Mathematics

Austin, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: I wish I had known that no one cares about what you are doing, don't care what others think.


Celeste V

Celeste V.

Nutrition

Monte Alto, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: I wish I would have known that not everything will always go as planned, and that's okay. Embrace it and adjust to it. 

 


Arnaldo P

Arnaldo P.

Chemistry

Deer Park, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: One thing I wish I would have know as a freshman was that study groups with peers help tremendously! 


Daniela D

Daniela D.

Neuroscience

Brownsville, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: Office hours are a lifesaver and you shouldn’t be scared to go to them even if you think you question is not important.


Abraham R

Abraham R.

Mathematics

Edinburg, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: Don't be afraid to fail, because only through failure can we learn to succeed.


 

Abraham R.

Mathematics

Edinburg, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: Don't be afraid to fail, because only through failure can we learn to succeed.


 


Jenna P

Jenna P.

Undeclared

Houston, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: Take things at your own pace - no need to rush, try to make your college experience as smooth and as fun as possible, you're only a freshman once!!

 


 


Aleezeh S

Aleezeh S.

Biology

Austin, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: Something I wish I knew as a freshman is as a college student, you will have a lot more time on your hands so it is good to get homework or studying done as soon as possible instead of waiting until the last minute and pull unnecessary all-nighters. 


Lexi B

Lexi B.

Biochemistry

San Angelo, TX

One thing you wished you would have known as a freshman: It's okay to not know everything and it's okay to need help!