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Andew Azar

Department of Geography Faculty mentor: Scott Kelley


Post-graduation plans

I am planning to continue with my education. I'm going to pursue a Master's of Urban and Regional Planning.

The most important piece of advice for an incoming college freshman

Make the most of your general ed courses. You may be tempted to see them as just requirements to complete, but if you embrace them as an opportunity to fill the holes in your major requirements then you'll set yourself apart. Choosing a minor that supplements your major can also do that for you.

In 15 years...

In 15 years I hope to be working in a private-sector job related to transportation or environmental planning.  I'm not sure where or what job exactly just yet. That decision is still to come.