I came to WKU because I wanted to join the ROTC program. It’s a very good program, because it’s very rewarding, but challenging at the same time. I love the comradery with all the cadets, inside and outside of class. It’s like we’re a family. We push each other and help each other with homework, even if we don’t have the same major. We challenge each other during training, and we go to the gym together. You have to be very dedicated, because you get out of the program what you put in.
I’m also in the Kentucky National Guard. It’s fun to wear different hats. I'm a student and once a month I go to drill and I'm a solider. You get to meet people. Being a student sets me apart from some of the soldiers.
I like WKU because it’s not really big, but it’s not really small. You don’t see the same people everyday. As an added bonus, you get a workout going up the hill to classes and don’t have to do leg day at the gym! If you get to know people in your major, you can schedule to take the same classes with the same people. That way, you have study buddies. The campus is beautiful and you don’t have to drive anywhere. Most of my classes are small, with 30 people or less, so you get one on one time with the professor. I feel like I learn better that way.
My favorite WKU memory is M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan, because I got to bond with the people on my floor in my residence hall. I got a foundation of friends to start with.
When I graduate, I want to be active duty in the military and a clinical psychologist.