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Danna’s Tips for Success: Real Wildcats, Real Advice



How will I make friends? What will I do outside of class? How will I find help when I need it?

These are all questions you might be asking yourself as you prepare to start college at Arizona. Fortunately, there’s one main thing you can do to set yourself up for success: get involved.

“I joined a bunch of student organizations the moment I stepped foot on campus,” says Danna Hernandez, a management information systems and global business major.

Danna, a self-proclaimed “data nerd,” made a spreadsheet of all her potential college choices before choosing Arizona. Since becoming a Wildcat, she has participated in numerous student clubs and organizations at the university. She has also founded the Eller Diversity Leadership Council, an organization that provides resources and mentorship to first-year pre-business students.

She credits her involvement for her success and encourages future students to follow in her footsteps.

“The best thing you can do to feel comfortable and like you have your ‘home away from home’ is to go meet like-minded or a diverse group of people,” she says. “I’m still learning about so many different facilities that can help me be as successful as I can be.”



Take Danna’s advice by getting involved in our supportive community by applying today.


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