Andrea Garcia

Junior | Philosophy & Spanish | Savannah, Georgia

Why did you choose Georgia Southern?

I chose GSU because it seemed like the perfect fit me, not too far from my family but far enough where I could begin to work on living independently.

What is your favorite place on campus and why?

My favorite place on campus is the lakes by the library because it’s the perfect spot to relax.

As a new student, what was your favorite part of the SOAR program?

My favorite part was that I felt like all my questions were being answered and it made me feel confident to start my college career.

What is the most important piece of advice you would give to incoming students?

I would say be open to everything and everyone. Don’t be afraid to talk to new people, make friends, and join clubs/organizations because knowing other students will help tremendously with the transition from high school to college. Finding a place where you feel like you belong will make GSU feel like home in no time.

What is your favorite memory or experience at Georgia Southern thus far?

Definitely the football games. My friends and I went to every single game this past season and afterwards we’d get dinner at Waffle House. The energy you feel from the football games is so special and I can’t wait for all the new eagles to experience it together.

Fun Fact: 

I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and I sing opera.


Last updated: 5/31/2019

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