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Heather A.

Tour Guide at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

She/her/hers

Class of 2023

Hometown: White Plains, NY

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Minor: Theatre


I chose Penn State Berks because...

It was closer to home and is the second best program for Mechanical Engineering. I was going to do the 2+2 program, but during my first year I created so many connections all over the campus and that made me decide to stay here instead. It may be a small campus but it gave me so many opportunities and it allows me to have that one on one connection with my professors and faculty members.

Advice I would give to incoming students is...

Don’t be afraid to ask for help. I was the type of person to never ask for help because I thought I could handle it myself… but I was wrong. College can be really hard sometimes and it will take a toll on you.

My favorite location on campus is...

Tullys. As busy as I am, going to Tullys and getting at least a meal with my friends is the best part of my day. It’s my only down time and I get to spend it with my friends and goof around.

My most memorable Berks experience...

Would be Welcome Weekend. When I became an Orientation Leader, it changed my life for the better. I made so many friends who I still talk to everyday. I was able to express myself and that made me comfortable with who I am.

I'm passionate about...

Marvel All things Disney Math Snacks fuzzy blankets

I'm involved with...

Lab Assistant Homecoming Committee Student Tech Assistant Orientation Leaders THON Berks Theatre Society
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