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Admissions Counselor

Michael Shelton 

Michael Shelton

T: (270) 745-6085
F: (270) 745-6133
E: michael.shelton@wku.edu
Twitter: @MikeyOnTheHill


Why did you choose WKU?

From the moment I stepped on campus during a college visit, I knew WKU was the place for me. The overall spirit and enthusiasm of the students was extremely inviting and made me want to be a Hilltopper even more. Through my years on campus, my own spirit for the campus grew and The Hill truly became my home.

Advice for new students?

I think making connections on campus is extremely important and there are two ways that I think are best to do this. The first is to become involved on campus. This is the best way to make new friends with interests like yours! My second piece of advice is to go to class and get to know your professors. Go to their go to office hours and ask for help. So many of the professors on campus want to get to know their students and they have lots of knowledge to share. Making these connections will help you find your home on The Hill.

Favorite spot on campus?

Choosing just one spot is pretty difficult, but my favorite spot on campus would have to definitely be the area between the Music Hall and Cravens Library. It is the perfect place to meet your friends, throw up your hammock and study, read, or just hang out. This is just one of the many green spaces that we are so lucky to have on campus.

Why would a Tennessee student head to Bowling Green?

WKU offers near in-state tuition to several Tennessee counties, so going out-of-state is affordable here!  Students also really appreciate Bowling Green’s location and size.  We’re just an hour north of Nashville, so many students feel that we’re far enough away to grow, but not too far to be uncomfortable. Finally, students will join over 60,000 people in calling Bowling Green home, and enjoying everything about the community, from the dozens of restaurants to the beautiful parks, numerous local attractions, and the Hot Rods minor league baseball team.


 Last Modified 8/11/17