Blog: Ruppert ’22 Ready to Reflect on First-Year Experience

October 23rd, 2018 by 


NAME Aidan Ruppert ’22

HOMETOWN Rochester, N.Y.

STUDIES HE’S CONSIDERING Psychology major

ACTIVITIES Admissions outreach volunteer, Inter-House Council, Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD), WCHC 88.1

WHY HE CHOSE HOLY CROSS “I knew I wanted to attend a smaller college, and Holy Cross impressed me with its numerous opportunities for student involvement. Having attended a Jesuit high school, I was also conscious of the rigorous academic challenge that awaited me here, and I simply could not resist this great opportunity.”

WHAT HE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “I have already begun to take an autonomous, intrinsically motivated approach to my coursework. Never before have I been so genuinely excited by the prospect of learning. I also look forward to developing the bonds that have already been established between me and my classmates, as well as forming new connections all year by meeting people.”

WHY HE’S BLOGGING “As a first-year blogger, my goal is to partake in deliberate reflection on my experience at Holy Cross in a fun and engaging way. Additionally, I wish to offer prospective first-year students a glimpse of the amazing experience that Holy Cross has to offer.”

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