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Joseph Paschall



Name: Joseph Paschall

Major: History

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.