First-Year Leaders

Reba Cherian
Senior from Mesquite, Texas
Major: Biology

Why did you decide to attend UT Dallas?
Scholarship; I live 10 minutes away

What do you like about UT Dallas?

Diverse student body

List some clubs and organizations you are or have been involved in at UT Dallas.

HOSA, AED, Golden Key, DEI, Phi Kappa Phi

What has been your favorite/best experience at UT Dallas so far?
Driving a homecoming float in homecoming parade

What did you learn about college life that you didn’t know before?

That many professors don't take attendance

What do you like to do to unwind after class?

Listen to music

Why did you decide to become a First Year Leader (FYL)?

To mentor and help freshman as they enter a new phase in their lives

Is there anything you wish you did during your freshman year that you didn’t?

Get to know my professors

What advice do you have for the incoming freshman class?

It's important to have fun freshman year, however freshman year sets you up for subsequent years in college so it's important to take it seriously.


Updated: August 15, 2012