Name: Joseph Paschall
Minor: Political Science
Hometown: Smyrna, TN
Describe the university of Tennessee in one word: Opportunity
What excites you the most about being a Peer Mentor? Meeting new students who are excited to see what their college experience has to offer.
Why do you think FYS 101 courses are important? I think that FYS 101 courses allow students to make a comfortable transfer from the life they had before being on campus to the life they have been on campus.
What is your favorite activity to do in Knoxville? I love walking around campus when the weather is nice.
What is your go-to snack food? Cheese
Give your best piece of advice for first-year students: It is great to have an idea of what you want to do with your time here when you arrive as a freshman, but don't be afraid if you decide to choose other paths along the way.