First-Year Leaders

Jonathan Mason
Junior from Plano, Texas
Major: Literary Studies

Why did you decide to attend UT Dallas?
The great scholarship

What do you like about UT Dallas?

The size and how easy it is to get involved.

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

Onomatopoeia, Student Ambassadors, FYLs, Student Worker

What has been your favorite/best experience at UT Dallas so far?

Non school related: hanging out with friends. School related: Working the Campaign Kickoff event as a Student Ambassador.

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

Time management is the key to success.

What do you like to do to unwind after class?

Play video games, work out, read.

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

I had a great time in my RHET 1101 (UNIV 1010) class, and I wanted to make sure that future Comets would have the same great experience.

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

Studied harder.

What advice do you have for the incoming freshman class?

Get out there and get involved early, don’t neglect your studies, and have fun!


Updated: August 15, 2012