Shannon Hock looks back at her senior year as a time to build her resume, go to conferences, symposiums and do research.
‘I’m lucky if I get 7 hours sleep, but I wouldn’t trade it’
Up early with his athletes and up late having fun, Cam is getting the most out of his college experience at MSU.
‘Struggling with making ends meet…it’s the life of a college student’
With three jobs in the fall, two jobs in the spring and increased responsibilities, Caitlin’s junior year was about survival.
“There’s a lot more expectations and a lot more opportunities.”
“When you’re watching television, it’s important to break it down to understand most of it is just entertainment and not to feel like you have to be like the person on the television.”
‘I got to go on a lot of cool trips and meet a lot of cool people’
Coming into school as a non-traditional freshman was difficult, but close connections with his professors and instructors helped pave the way to a successful year for DJ.
“I never thought I could love a field this much.”
Third time’s the charm for junior Kirby Williams – at least when it comes to deciding on a major. The former pre-law political science major turned chemistry student has found a new place in the psychology department and within a new field: psycho-oncology.
“It’s been a really good experience, being away from home and experiencing independence.”
Freshman Breyanna Mack describes her first year at Missouri State with three simple words: exciting, challenging and overwhelming.
“It is a lot different than my learning experience in high school.”
Three words that best describe DJ Zaruba? Easy – singer, songwriter and student. After “three or four” (his best estimation) U.S. tours with various bands, the Virginia Beach native decided to go back to school.
“You know it’s been a year full of memories when…”
Caitlin embarked on a new adventure her second year at Missouri State – being a resident assistant. Get a peek into life as a RA by flipping through her photo highlights.
“I knew it was something I wanted to be a part of.”
Cam Deckett, an athletic training major, was an athlete and a super-fan in high school. Once at MSU, he made a quick transition into being the ultimate Bears fan.
“Experiences you have to have.”
“I felt like I was missing out on the college life… But, I’m so glad I came here,” explains transfer student Shannon Hock.
“I was more keen for soccer in coming back”
For Hayden, his second year at Missouri State has a distinct advantage: “What’s better about this year, is you’ve got friends, so you’re not worried about who’s going to look after you.”