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Magdalene Smith-Stephney

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 


Name: Magdalene Smith-Stephney

Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 

Minor: Psychology

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Describe the university of Tennessee in one word: Family

What excites you the most about being a Peer Mentor? Being a Peer Mentor allows you to be a part of everyone's first year experience.

Why do you think FYS 101 courses are important? It is scary to start college and FYS 101 helps students become comfortable on campus.

What is your favorite activity to do in Knoxville? I love going to market square.

What is your go-to snack food? Cool Ranch Doritos

Give your best piece of advice for first-year students: Don't be scared to ask questions.