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Fresh Faces: Adjusting to life after high school

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Fresh Faces: Freshman enjoying her new schedule

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Emily Watts is a small-town girl from Hopewell who got used to the schedule and life of high school. Watts didn’t know what to expect from a schedule standpoint. But now loves it.

“The schedule is a lot different, in a good way, but harder to adjust to. classes is also all my responsibility which is intimidating,” Watts said.

Watts is a first year at Westminster majoring in criminal justice. Living in Russel Hall. Excited about her classes and transitioning into being a college student comes form her professors. Professor Weaver being a big help. Watts states, “I like how he talks his opinion and talks about real issues that need to be addressed in today’s society.”

Transitioning into college is a hard thing to do, but Watts said, “Definitely knowing people from campus before I got here,” has helped her a lot. Being a part of a team as well. “A lot of my future teammates have made me feel at home.”

Along with a new schedule and finding your place on campus comes the fear of the roommates. Watts is rooming with “two of my best friends and I love it.”

The 18-year-old is excited to meet new people at events on campus. “Meeting new people at football games and other events. I love making new friends and watching games,” In high she did softball, chorus, musical, and Italian club she is excited to be involved in new things in college.

The best part about Westminster is the “homey atmosphere and how nice the people are here.”

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