The one thing I wish people told me as a freshman is just a small variation of what people already tell freshmen: it only gets harder. While this statement is true often time’s people forget to add a detail I feel it goes hand in hand with that statement. Yes, it does only get harder, but, you also get smarter.
Students experienced a day of activities, mock classroom experiences, and tours. The department hosts these special days so that potential students from the area are familiar with Clemson, the possibility for STEM majors, and willing to consider both when filling out college applications.
Monthly, mentors from PEER and WISE travel to McCant’s and Lakeside middle schools to teach girls about STEM field careers. The department hopes we both instill a love and inspire girls to pursue STEM careers.