DeJanae Hayes Grand Valley Admissions

DeJanae Hayes

Class Year:

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Accounting, Finance

Why did you choose to attend Grand Valley?
I took a tour the summer before my first semester here. I also did a couple of camps my 10th grade year. I just fell in love with the campus. I love how it's so green.

What do you like best about Grand Valley?
Grand Valley is well connected with Grand Rapids, so it gives us business students a lot of hands-on activities with firms in Grand Rapids. I love the networking and the diversity here.

How have you benefited from Grand Valley's liberal education foundation?
Instead of me just learning about accounting and finance, I'm learning a little bit about history and criminal justice and science. It makes me more of a well-rounded person and student.

How will Grand Valley help you meet your future goals?
I can take the marketing and managing skills I've learned from my classes and apply them into my career or whatever I chose to do after I graduate.

How has Grand Valley's faculty made a difference in your college experience?
I love our faculty and staff. They are so nice. They care about our grades and us succeeding here at Grand Valley.

What advice would you give to prospective students?
Come here with a focused mind and don't be too hard on yourself. Have fun here at Grand Valley. Grand Valley has so much in store for students.

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