Temple University Student Panel

Recorded Friday, September 25 at 12:00 AM

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About this livestream

School information

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

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

Meet the panelists: Scarlett, Trinidy, Nikesh

Scarlett is a Sophomore from Kinglsey, Pennsylvania in the Klein School of Communications. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Advertising with a concentration in Brand Strategy and Research and a minor in History. Scarlett is an active member on the Temple Irish Dance Team, Temple Tappers, Temple Geo Club, Temple Ad Club, Allotrope, and Temple Fashion and Business. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time outside hiking and sightseeing, reading, anything performing arts, and driving around the back roads.

Trinidy is a senior attending Temple University from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is pursing a B.S in Biology with a concentration in psychology. Trinidy is an optometrist technician at Visionworks and is a scribe at St. Christopher's urgent care. Outside of work and school, she enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures.

Nikesh is a senior from Richmond, VA at the Fox School of Business. He is currently enrolled in the dual honors program pursuing a BBA in International Business with a minor in Legal Studies. Nikesh is an active member of the International Business Association, as well as a former e-Board member of nonprofit club Swipes for Philadelphia. Outside of classes, he enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and playing soccer.

School information

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA
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Undergrad College: University of Chicago

Major: Economics

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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 Vinay and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
8:09@Chiamakaokpara:How are the dorms?
14:28@anonymous:What’s the diversity like? Are there lots of resources for African American students? Is there a strong sense of community? Do you often feel like the only African American in your classes?
17:21@anonymous:What does a typical weekend look like at Temple?
21:01@anonymous:How many dance teams are there? Can you describe the different dance groups?
22:46@Chiamakaokpara:In your experience is temple a safe and clean school/including the environment around the campus?
27:38@anonymous:How are academics? How willing are people to learn and how excited are they about their classes? How are classes besides the ones in your major?
31:12@anonymous:What is food like at Temple? Are there lots of options; dining halls, restaurants, food off campus?
34:38@anonymous:Nikesh, what has your experience been like in the honors program?
47:32@anonymous:Are there a lot of research opportunities


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