Syracuse University Student Panel

Recorded Thursday, September 24 at 11:00 PM

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School information

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Ask current Syracuse students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

🎙 Guest Moderator: Jay McCann

Meet the panelists:

Julia is a sophomore from Rye Brook, New York in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is pursuing a degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism and considering minoring in either law or sports management. Julia is a member of The Women’s Network at Syracuse University, a writer for the Daily Orange, one of the most acclaimed college newspapers, and a member of her sorority, Alpha Epsilon Phi. Outside of school she loves to spend time with her friends and family and travel.

Allison is a sophomore from Dobbs Ferry, New York in the School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences. She is pursuing a major in Secondary History Education meaning she wants to one day become a High School History Teacher. She enjoys spending time with her friends, traveling, working out, and going out to eat.

Jaime is a sophomore from Summit, New Jersey in the School of Education. Her major is Inclusive Elementary and Special Education there. On campus Jaime is currently involved in her sorority, Alpha Epsilon Phi as well as InclusiveU where she spends a couple hours a week hanging out with kids with disabilities. She hopes to get more involved on campus in the next couple weeks. Outside of school, she likes spending time with family and friends, traveling and going to the beach.

Drew is a sophomore from Deerfield, Illinois in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is majoring in advertising with a creative emphasis. She hasn't yet decided what she is going to minor in but she is extremely interested in the ISchool or some type of sports management. Drew is a member of a social sorority, Alpha Phi and is starting to be involved in an advertising club called TNH. Besides school, Drew loves to hang out with her friends as she is extremely social. She also loves to travel and explore new places.

School information

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
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Undergrad College: Amherst '18

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Work Experience: I'm CollegeVine's Blog Editor, helping students get the college tips they need for free. Previously, I was an English Lecturer at a university in Dijon, France (yes, where the mustard is from). I also run my own blog about travel, running, and sustainability.

My Admissions Story: Fun Fact - I wrote my Common App essay about needing to go to the bathroom during a run.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Lily and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
12:51@emw:is greek life huge on campus?
13:49@anonymous:What are the dorms like?
15:51@anonymous:What essentially does diversity look like at Syrcause?
16:23@ebmn4641:I heard some instances of racial tensions at Syracuse, I was wondering how apparent that is at Syracuse, and if you know about anything that is in the works for change?
25:30@emw:how do professors connect with you guys if they do at all?
27:10@anonymous:How would you describe food quality and the options you have for eating?
28:22@anonymous:how is the town? what are your favorite things to do outside of campus?
31:40@anonymous:Would you guys say that the campus is safe?
34:42@anonymous:Can you talk a little about the education program and special Ed track
38:40@anonymous:Why is SU the top party school in America


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