Did you see that? If you blinked you may have missed the past 5 weeks shooting past us at the speed of light! But you know what they say – time flies when it’s the second semester of your senior year and you’ve decided to do EVERYTHING that you’ve always wanted to do at TU, but always made a lame excuse for in the past! Yes, folks, it’s true! These are my last few months at this fine university (*cue ‘awwws’ here*). But don’t despair! I have come such a long way and you better be sure I’m going to go out with a bang (*cue cymbals*)!
How to describe senior year? Exciting, terrifying, thrilling, nerve-wracking, surprising, exhausting, invigorating, exhausting, melancholic. It’s basically like feeling all the feelings you’ve ever felt, all at once, along with some new ones that you never felt before. If you’re a senior in high school, you probably catch my drift! I’m at a fork in the road after a long journey, and I’m about to start an adventure that leads to a destination that doesn’t even exist yet! Continue reading
Today’s Tuesday with Tulsa comes from Laci L., a freshman English, Education and Spanish major from Bartlesville, Okla.
When I first applied to The University of Tulsa, I had done my research: I would have small classes, there is a Greek community on campus, our football team is in the American Athletic Conference, etc., etc. I thought college would be pretty black and white. Go to class during the week and balance studying and having fun on the weekends. It was great coming here and realizing there is ALWAYS something to do on campus. As the say, college truly is what you make of it. But thankfully, TU provides opportunities to meet new people and get involved on campus and in the community. This is a list of things that have made me confident I made the right choice with my decision to attend The University of Tulsa:
- Watching the sun rise behind the McFarlin Library and the failed attempts of capturing the beauty on an iPhone camera.
– The Collins Fitness Center is open until 11pm, which is a great way to work off some stress after a long day of studying. Collins has a variety of workout machines and offers an awesome variety of exercise classes to help you fight off the Freshman 15. Continue reading
Today’s Tuesday with Tulsa comes to us from Caroline M., a sophomore from Dallas, Texas, majoring in Art History and Art Management. Caroline’s post was actually an unsolicited letter she wrote to her admission counselor, Beverly Wheeler, as an update to her freshman year. Caroline’s letter was so genuine and put into words so clearly the experiences of many students at TU, we just had to share…with her permission, of course.
I am writing to merely keep in touch! I apologize for not keeping in contact, but I do think of you often and how fortunate I am to study here at TU.
This past year at TU (my freshman year) I took a variety of courses, mainly finishing up blocks and 1000/2000 level courses to start off my major in Art History and Art Management. I don’t think I’ve ever had a professor I did not like. They are all so kind, intelligible, and care about each individual student which really caught me off guard (but in a good way)! I still keep in touch with my English professor, Holly Mannucci, from first semester on a regular basis. Her class was only a block course in English, but she was very interested in my writing skills and interest in art, therefore we kept in touch. She has been a huge guide in supporting my writing skills and giving me the confidence in my abilities for other classes. Continue reading