AMSA students return from their futures to dispense advice


Steven Smythe

AMSA's current seniors met with graduates to discuss the transition into college life.

By Rebecca Perlin

It’s no secret that the college application process is extremely long and stressful. So how incredible would it be if, as a college student with some experience under your belt, you could hop in a time machine and go back to give your high school self some advice?

That is precisely what AMSA’s “Back to the Future” alumni event is all about.

“Back to the Future” was created by administrative assistants Sara Snow, Ann Richards, and Maureen Evans in 2012 as a way to help students learn about the college process from their peers. The idea was to make everything more relatable.

On Jan. 8, a group of more than two dozen AMSA graduates—and current college students—returned to give advice and share stories from their time in college with AMSA’s current juniors and seniors.

“It was genuine and caring advice about how to succeed in college,” senior Juanita Montoya said.

Read the full article on the AMSA website.