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Elizabeth Gilmore

Microbiology

Biography

Name: Lizzie Gilmore

Major: Microbiology and Mathe

Minor: Education

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Describe the university of Tennessee in one word: Home

What excites you the most about being a Peer Mentor? Getting to meet incoming freshmen and create friendships with my fellow peer mentors.

Why do you think FYS 101 courses are important? It teaches students some important lessons about being a college student, both directly and indirectly through lectures.

What is your favorite activity to do in Knoxville? Basketball and Volleyball games

What is your go-to snack food? Popcorn

Give your best piece of advice for first-year students: You will be okay, it is absolutely normal to struggle a bit at first, but you WILL get the hang of it! I believe in you!