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B&E Ambassadors

  • Kaitlyn Cline

    MANAGEMENT JUNIOR FROM CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA

    "Refer to your syllabus to make sure you have completed assignments on time and to know when an exam is!"

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  • Khufu Edwards

    Finance Senior from Washington, D.C.

    "Please take the time to formulate your own opinions of people and how YOU feel about the the social climate on campus. Take heed to certain pieces of advice but ultimately, college is what you make it." 

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  • Madison Gray

    MARKETING SOPHOMORE FROM WINFIELD, WV

    "My advice for incoming students is to get ahead of your school work, take advantage of the resources the university and your professors provide, and seize every opportunity placed in front of you. Do not be afraid of change and embrace growth because college is the perfect place to discover what you love, who you are, and what you are capable of. Best of luck!"

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  • Morgan Griffith

    MANAGEMENT SOPHOMORE FROM AVON, CONNECTICUT

    "I would like to advise incoming students to join as many organizations as you can, while still keeping your eye on the prize."

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  • Sean Griffin

    MARKETING SOPHOMORE FROM ORFORD, PA

    "Pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone to try new things and meet new people will make all the difference in college! Utilize the various resources provided by B&E and your professors to ensure your academic success and join a student organization to further your understanding of the material you learn in your classes."

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  • Avery Gunter

    Accounting and Finance Senior from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    "The best thing that you can do for yourself at WVU is to get involved. There are so many opportunities both socially and academically for you to better yourself as a person and to create a real tie to your community. Don't coast through undergrad to end up wishing you'd done more."

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  • Joseph Gutmann

    FINANCE AND ECONOMICS SOPHOMORE FROM MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA

    "Organization and time management are key. Keep a planner to not just write down what you have to do for classes, but also to write down what you have to do in general throughout the week. Keeping a very updated and detailed calendar on my phone has proved to be very useful."

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  • Brooke Harlow

    MARKETING JUNIOR FROM PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA

    "Your professors care about you, even in a lecture of 200 students! If you are struggling to understand concepts in your class, go to their office hours, and get to know your professors. They are your best resources for understanding the material, and making connections is going to greatly benefit you in the long run. "

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  • Sara Hatfield

    Business Management Senior from Media, Pennsylvania

    "Take advantage of your time in the dorm, get involved while you’re here and enjoy the experience. Let country roads take me home."

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  • Mason Hupp

    ACCOUNTING SENIOR FROM PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA

    "Take your time getting situated into college and your classes, plan out the class from start to finish, it will make life much easier to manage later. I recommend setting up excel spreadsheets to help visualize your grades."

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  • Khadidja I Diouf

    Global Supply Chain Management Junior from Dayton, Ohio

    "The advice that I would give to an incoming freshman is, it's better to be great at one thing whether than to be okay at a lot of things. So, don't spread yourself too thin."

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  • Nick Kopp

    MANAGEMENT SENIOR FROM PASADENA, MARYLAND

    "The best advice I can give to incoming students is to not be anxious to meet new people. Do not hesitate to ask fellow students or professors questions if you do not understand. Someone will usually have the same questions as you do. Be willing to put yourself out there. Always walk confident and have a smile on your face as people will begin to realize you and want to surround themselves with you."

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  • Megan Lanham

    Accounting Junior FROM Buckhannon, WV​

    "Never be afraid to go to a professor's office to discuss class or questions you may have about the field. Establishing a strong relationship with a previous professor has opened me up to opportunities I would never have had if I did not visit office hours. It is also important to keep a planner, but be sure to use it! It is also helpful to input assignments and events into your phone. Overall, do not be afraid to be yourself. College is a chance to recreate yourself, so use it!"

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  • Dana Mace

    Finance and Economics Sophomore from Wexford, PA

    "You truly do get out what you put in, these next 4 years are the ground work for your future. Keep your head up and stay positive you never know what is around the corner."

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  • Maria Miller

    ACCOUNTING SENIOR FROM WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA

    "A short bit of advice for incoming students: Try new things and explore! A lot of my friends that I have met in college are a result of me trying a new club or taking a trip.  Don't be afraid to do something a little out of your comfort zone.  Make friends with your fellow classmates because its always nice to have class with a familiar face."

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  • Tyler Myatt

    MARKETING JUNIOR FROM CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA

    "The best advice I can give to incoming students (Besides joining the college of B&E of course) is to get enough sleep and to stay on top of your work. Even one day of putting off work can put you in a hole that's hard to get out of, so it's better to not get into the situation."

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  • Shannon O'Leary

    ACCOUNTING SENIOR FROM WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA

    "My advice for incoming students is to get involved in different clubs/activities in things that interest you! Meeting new people with the same interests is one of the best parts about WVU. There is something for everyone!"

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  • Federico Perez-Munoz

    ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE JUNIOR FROM BOGOTA, COLOMBIA

    "Develop self-awareness and arouse within themselves a desire to learn above average. These two basic skills are key to succeed in school and life."

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  • Haley Pestle

    ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE JUNIOR FROM SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

    "Put yourself out there and get involved with as many student organizations as possible. This is how you will make friends and get through the initial transition into college."

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  • Ryan Renza

    FINANCE SOPHOMORE FROM SWAINTON, NEW JERSEY

    "Don't be afraid to get out of your comfort zone. There are awesome study abroad opportunities here where you can learn and explore a new culture at the same time. Traveling somewhere new will be something that you never forget. Don't miss out on a life changing opportunity just because of a long plane ride or because you don't want to be that far from home."

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  • Katherine Rexroad

    ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS JUNIOR FROM CLARKSBURG, WV

    "Don’t be afraid of failure, it really does help you grow!"

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  • Amy Toscano

    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SENIOR FROM EAST STROUDSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

    "Make sure to get involved and try new things."

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  • Jonathan Vasquez

    Management Information Systems Senior from Fort Meade, Maryland

    "You must find a balance between school and your social life, do not let one side over power you. Also, get yourself a planner, calendar, etc. in order for you to designated when you are available during certain times for yourself."

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  • Kristi Warner

    ACCOUNTING SENIOR FROM MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA

    "Look over your notes everyday after class"

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  • Dakota Wolfe

    MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS JUNIOR FROM AUBURN, WEST VIRGINIA

    "Never be afraid to make new friends, or to step outside your comfort zone to try new things."

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