summer program, called Freshman Advantage, for students who want to get a
jump-start on college. The program, which started June 12, runs until July 2 on
the WWU campus.
is designed to aid students in the transition from high school to college. The
program, which is in its seventh year, is directed and taught by WWU faculty
credit hours in courses such as math, college writing, art, film studies,
speech and psychology.
students focused on academics, who want to double major, who want to graduate
early or those who simply want an introduction to college course work.
Advantage when he was an incoming student and called it a rewarding experience.
able to get an early grasp on what college courses were like. I was also able
to make friends with 60 other freshmen and learned about life at William Woods
from my mentors. I would recommend Freshman Advantage to every incoming
have the opportunity to enjoy activities such as movie nights, barbeques and
weekend trips to Six Flags.
leading weekend activities and serving as community advisors in the residence
halls. The mentors are selected by Freshman Advantage faculty through an
application and interview process.
Burnett of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Carreiro of Curitiba, Brazil
Delaney of St. Peters, Mo.
Fumagalli of Washington, Mo.
Guth of Sullivan, Mo.
Horn of Fort Madison, Iowa
Percovich of Union, Mo.
Watson of Louisiana, Mo.
Wortmann of Mexico, Mo.