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Abuja, Nigeria, Aerospace Engineering

Ask me about: opportunities in the engineering school, the scholarship halls, being a student ambassador, adjusting to college, being an international student, and community service.

Aerospace Engineering

 Ask me about: resources at KU and within the School of Engineering (specifically Aerospace), the Daisy Hill residence halls, adjusting to college, being an international student, community se

Topeka, KS, Applied Behavioral Science & Public Administration, Minor in Anthropology

Ask me about: undergraduate research, community service organizations, and student leadership

Overland Park, KS, Biochemistry and Spanish

Ask me about financial aid and paying for college, research (and funding), studying abroad with financial aid, the University Scholars Program, volunteering, and KU sports clubs.

Overland Park, KS, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Spanish

 Ask me about: living off campus freshmen year, making friends, undergraduate research, double-majoring, and getting involved on campus.

St. Louis, MO, Speech-Language-Hearing and Spanish

Ask me about: study abroad, research, volunteer opportunities, getting involved on campus, Global Awareness Certificate (GAP), and the Research Experience certificate (REP).

St. Louis, MO, Human Biology, Minor in Leadership Studies (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: undergraduate research as a freshman, Watkins Health Center, and becoming a Peer Health Educator or Health Navigator.

De Soto, KS, Social Work and Psychology

 Ask me about: double majoring, volunteering, social justice, leadership, Greek life, and research.

Lima, Peru, Mechanical Engineering with a biomedical concentration

Ask me about: study abroad, undergraduate research, getting involved on campus, volunteering a

Garden City, KS, Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: studying abroad, research, volunteering, Greek Life, medical school, and the MCAT.

Elizabethtown, KY, Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, Minor in Public Policy (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: undergraduate research, being pre-med, being out-of-state, and getting involved on campus. 

Mission, KS, Chemistry, Minor in French

Ask me about: balancing a bachelor of science major with a language minor, starting lab work as a freshman, and the SEA-PHAGE program.

Overland Park, KS, Architectural Engineering, Minors in Dance and Spanish

 Ask me about: exploring interest areas outside your major, balancing school with other activities, and getting involved on campus

Orange, CA, Human Biology

 Ask me about: being pre-health professional, Greek life, being out-of-state, intramural and club sports, and switching majors

Castle Rock, CO, Marketing and Psychology

 Ask me about: double majoring across schools, internship opportunities, being out of state, Greek life, intramurals, and study abroad programs.

Hays, KS, Economics, Political Science, and Creative Writing

Ask me about: TedxKU, the Dole Institute, and getting involved in the KU community!

Overland Park, KS, English, Political Science (Pre-Law)

 Ask me about: service opportunities, internships, and involvement on campus.

Emporia, KS, Biology (pre-med)

 Ask me about: Research opportunities, creating connections with your floor, and adjusting to college.

La Crosse, KS, Biology, Minor in Psychology

 Ask me about: volunteering & community service, adjusting to college from a small town, undergraduate research, on-campus jobs, and staying active while in college.

Wichita, KS, Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Business

Ask me about: Student Senate and leadership positions on campus, volunteering in the community, and undergraduate research.​

Overland Park, KS, Public Administration and Spanish

Ask me about: study abroad, volunteer opportunities, and Greek life

Pratt, KS, Biochemistry and Chemistry

Ask me about: research in the sciences, opportunities for presenting research, music groups for non-music majors, and campus ministries

Andover, KS, Pharmacy

Ask me about: the SELF Program, Counseling and Psychological Services, pre-pharmacy, Honors Program Student Council, and biological research. 

Overland Park, KS, Chemical Engineering (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: Engineering, the Pre-Med track, Studying abroad, Greek Life, and Volunteering.

Lansing, KS, Communication Studies and Political Science, Minor in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

Ask me about: Debate, Undergraduate Research, Residence Life, and the LEAD Program.

Lawrence, KS, English, Minor in Sociology

Ask me about: faculty- and student-initiated study abroad, non-Greek sororities and fraternities, being a townie, volunteering and outreach, and exploring interest areas outside your major.

Overland Park, KS, Business Finance (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: research, on-campus involvement, and short-term study abroad.

Overland Park, KS, Journalism and Political Science

Ask me about: KU Journalism, the Dole Institute, Internships.

Overland Park, KS, Computer Science, Minors in Business and Psychology

 Ask me about: SELF Program, getting involved in research, time management in college, and tutoring resources for students.

Topeka, KS, Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, Minor in Business (Pre-Dental)

Ask me about: being pre-dental, PLUS, campus involvement, and research. 

Colorado Springs, CO, Microbiology, Global and International Studies

Ask me about: opportunities in the community for pre-med students, the scholarship halls, getting involved with non-profit organizations on campus, and adjusting to college as a first-generation st

Andover, KS, Behavioral Neuroscience, Minors in Chemistry and Applied Behavioral Science (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: psychology research, volunteering (especially Special Olympics), and balancing involvement and classwork. 

Overland Park, KS, Accounting

Ask me about campus life, getting involved, balancing student life and extra circulars, study abroad, the Business School, University Scholars, and volunteering.

Olathe, KS, Chemistry

Ask me about: arriving at KU uncertain of a major, balancing leadership and involvement with a physical science major, and time management.

Hutchinson, KS, Global/International Studies, Minors in Middle Eastern Studies, Communication Studies, French

 Ask me about: Pre-Law track, the Humanities, University Scholars Program, KU Athletics, and Study Abroad, general questions about KU.

Louisburg, KS, Computer Science

Ask me about: programming, gaming, or fitness and healthy lifestyle options on campus!

Biochemistry, Minor in Spanish (Pre-Medicine)
Denver, CO, Architecture

Ask me about: the School of Architecture, the Honors Program, and general life on campus and in Lawrence.

Lee's Summit, MO, Human Biology, Minor in Spanish (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: the pre-med track, Greek Life, the Multicultural Scholars Program.

Leawood, KS, Microbiology, Minor in Psychology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: being pre-med, undergraduate research, starting an organization, the Global Scholars program, and the Clinton Global Initiative! 

Burdick, KS, English, Minor in Public Policy

Ask me about: navigating CLAS, Student Senate, networking with Jayhawks, and managing Type 1 Diabetes in college. 

Olathe, KS, Political Science and Philosophy, Minors in Economics and Global & International Studies

Ask me about: Student Senate, working in politics as a student, and balancing multiple areas of study.

Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology and English (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: studying abroad, research, and the pre-med track.

Dodge City, KS, Biology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: undergraduate research, pre-health clubs, volunteering, shadowing, and owning a pet hedgehog

Sabetha, KS, Journalism (News & Info), Political Science, and French (Pre-Law)

Ask me about: student media, pre-law, triple majoring, and study abroad.

Emporia, KS, Mathematics, Minor in Spanish (pre-med)

Ask me about integrating interdisciplinary studies in your educational path, campus ministries, health & wellness, and minority presence.

Business Marketing (International), Minors in German and Spanish
Derby, KS, English and Spanish

Ask me about: opportunities for research and publication, the arts and humanities, on-campus academic and wellness resources, and how to find balance and community at university.

Lansing, KS, Aerospace Engineering, Minor in Business

 Ask me about: performance ensembles and opportunities in the School of Music, opportunities in the School of Engineering, studying abroad, campus life, and entertainment opportunities in the

Overland Park, KS, Biochemistry and Sociology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: getting involved on campus, interdisciplinary studies, and being pre-med. 

Topeka, KS, American Studies and Biochemistry, Minor in Spanish (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: premedical advising, research, studying abroad with a Gilman Scholarship, PLUS, the University Scholars Program, leadership, interdisciplinary study, and volunteering.

Dallas, TX, Finance and Business Analytics, Minor in Mathematics

Ask me about: studying abroad, Jewish life on campus, how to get the most help from a TA, the Business Honors Program, greek life, marching band and basketball band, and being from out-of-state.

Parkville, MO, Political Science & Global and International Studies

Ask me about: Campus Activism, Student Senate, and the LEAD Program.

Roseburg, OR, Human Biology, Minors in Visual Art and Astrobiology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: getting involved in research, volunteering in the Lawrence community, pre-med life, integrating your passions into your schoolwork, and how to stay active as a college student.

Russell, KS, Global International Studies, Political Science, Minor in Spanish

Ask me about: Getting involved on campus, leadership opportunities, volunteer opportunities, being a Global Scholar, and the Global Awareness Certificate. 

Salina, KS, Microbiology (B.S.), Minors in Psychology and Sociology (Pre-medicine)

 Ask me about: undergraduate research, being a pre-med student, adjusting to college, and community service.​

Human Biology and Spanish

 Ask me about: studying abroad with an honors opportunity award, undergraduate research, AAAC Tutoring, volunteering, KU sports clubs, and the pre-med track.

Computer Science and Economics

Eureka, MO, Chemistry, Minor in Mathematics

Ask me about: undergraduate research, volunteering, and campus involvement/leadership!


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9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
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60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
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