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Sophomore SuccessSpotlights

Sophomore Year Advice and Tips from Upperclassmen

Sophomore Spotlight1

Jesse Carter

Major: Public Health

Hometown: Norfolk, VA

Keys to success: My handy dandy agenda! To add to that, I'd say time management is a necessary skill for being successful. I did happen to work two part-time jobs, go to school full time, and was an Executive Board member for APASU (and as a commuter, on top of that) during my sophomore year so I definitely know how to juggle my time! Oh, and visiting the comfort room in Counseling Services for the massage chair from time to time didn't hurt!

Why I love ODU: The friends I've made here are definitely ones I'll keep for life.

Sophomore Spotlight3

Tanesha Boulden

Major: Accounting and Finance

Hometown: Dumfries, VA

ODU involvement: Peer Educator Program Student Worker, Monarch Millionaire, Week of Welcome Counselor, Sophomore Stars, Beta Alpha Psi, Honors College

Keys to success: Organize, stay involved, network, and be yourself!

Why I love ODU: I love ODU because I am never bored, there is so much to be involved with, the faculty and staff care about the students, and there is so much diversity!

Sophomore Spotlight2

Jessica Glidden

Major: IDS-Teacher Prep (Elementary Education)

Hometown: Purcellville, VA

ODU involvement: NSCS member, Sophomore Stars, Tele-Counselor in Admission Office, Teacher Assistant at the CLRC

Keys to success: Be motivated and determined. Do your best to avoid procrastination.

Why I love ODU: It is so diverse and welcoming! Love the environment here!