Mercedes Barragan Grand Valley Admissions

Mercedes Barragan

Major:
Advertising and Public Relations

Class Year:
2010

Hometown:
Imlay City, Michigan, United States

Current Position and Employer:
Marketing Communications Associate, Cascade Engineering

Why did you choose to attend Grand Valley?
I just fell in love with the campus. It was so beautiful. I just felt really at home there.

What was the highlight of your Grand Valley experience?
My freshman year I rowed for Grand Valley and I made so many wonderful friends.

How have you benefited from Grand Valley's liberal education foundation?
Grand Valley taught me how to be a critical thinker and a lifelong learner, which are skills that I use every day.

How has Grand Valley helped you achieve your goals?
Grand Valley has helped me realize my potential. They really helped me to be a big dreamer.

What advice would you give to prospective students?
The best advice is to have an open mind and do what youre passionate about.

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