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Four years on campus topped expectations

On January 29, 2020


Coming into my freshman year at the university four years ago, I had no idea what to expect.

I was thinking, “Oh my gosh, I hope I have friends and I hope I don’t fail out of school.”

It was a lot different than the average fresh-out-of-high school 18-year-old was thinking at the time.  

I was recruited to play college golf here at Detroit Mercy.

I could have gone to a handful of other colleges, but I liked it here because of a lot of different factors.

One of them was that my brother Brian played here from 2006-10 and during those times I would go to a lot of his tournaments with my parents and watch the team.

So, I knew that it was a championship-caliber type of team given the work ethic that everyone had, and I wanted to be a part of it.

Another reason was the guys on the team.

During my visit, I got along great with them and I could feel that they were close, like a family.

I have met many of my best friends at this school, and I will have lifelong relationships because of the university.  

The most important part to me and my family is the academic part.

I knew that I would be well taken care of by my professors, coaches and advisors.

Academics at the university play a big role in attracting many of the best athletes who go here.

With the business, nursing, architecture and liberal arts programs all making positive steps, you can see why I chose this college.

The best part is that professors know you by name because of class sizes.

The most people I’ve had in a class is around 40; the smallest, eight.

That is one of the reasons why I love it here.

Everything is accessible and you're able to get to the right resources quickly.  

While the university still has a way to go in many departments, the positives out weigh the negatives.

I am glad I chose Detroit Mercy and wish the university only the best after I graduate in May.

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