2024

Alfonso Delgado

April 9, 2024
Alfonso Delgado

Why UTRGV?

I decided to attend UTRGV due to its low cost of attendance and its closeness to home. As a first generation Mexican American, I also appreciated the sense of community, closeness, and opportunity that I witnessed UTRGV provide to students on my college tour and I'm glad to be able to say today that it's something I've gotten to experience as well.

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Maxwell Douglas Walters

April 2, 2024
Maxwell Douglas Walters

Why UTRGV?

UTRGV really provided an inexpensive nurturing environment where I would be able to get a superb educational experience, whilst still being close to home. It even provided me with the opportunity to be able to work toward my career goals in the medical field.

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Kyanna Sanchez

March 26, 2024
Kyanna Sanchez

Why UTRGV?

As someone who is family oriented, I knew I wanted to attend UTRGV because of its proximity to home. UTRGV is a great university for students who want to achieve their goals in an affordable and efficient manner.

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Maryanne Ortiz

March 19, 2024
Maryanne Ortiz

Why UTRGV?

I chose to attend UTRGV because I have heard nothing but great things about it. It is very affordable compared to other universities, which is one of the things I looked for in a university. I also wanted to find a university that allowed me to stay close to my family and UTRGV was able to provide both important aspects for me.

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Marely Enriquez

March 12, 2024
Marely Enriquez

Why UTRGV?

After graduating from South Texas College, transferring to UTRGV was the best decision for my future and my family. The School of Music provides me with so many opportunities for my degree, my performance, and my learning to be the best educator for my future students.

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David Salinas

March 5, 2024
David Salinas

Why UTRGV?

I selected UTRGV because it’s an affordable university that provides excellent opportunities for students to enhance their career development all while being close to home. For me, my family is important and being able to be close to home while pursuing my bachelor's degree allows me to be with my family and spend time with my siblings.

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Cecilia Adame Puente

February 27, 2024
Cecilia Adame Puente

Why UTRGV?

I chose to attend UTRGV because of its dedication to higher education. At affordable tuition, I got access to global opportunities and quality education, it was an easy decision. UTRGV is student driven and focused on getting students everything they need to succeed.

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Lia Cavazos Garcia

February 20, 2024
Lia Cavazos Garcia

Why UTRGV?

I chose to study at UTRGV because I wanted to study close to my family and work at the same time. It would have been a lot harder to complete so many of my accomplishments if I had gone to another university. I also like that the sizes of the classrooms are smaller than other universities. I like getting to know my professors and them getting to know me instead of being a number on their roster.

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Neida M. Gutierrez

February 13, 2024
Neida M. Gutierrez

Why UTRGV?

I decided to attend UTRGV because it is a top-tier university that prioritizes providing high-quality education to all students. UTRGV has also made significant strides in community engagement, and I was drawn to the university’s commitment to giving back to the community. Upon completing my undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, I was certain that I wanted to further my education at UTRGV. The Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program at UTRGV would enable me to pursue a career that I am passionate about while still being able to maintain close relationships with my family and friends in the area.

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Jessenia Cantu

February 6, 2024
Jessenia Cantu

Why UTRGV?

I chose UTRGV because it offers so many opportunities while being close to home. Family is very important to me and being able to be close to my family while achieving my academic goals is something I am very grateful for.

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Alissa Olvera

January 30, 2024
Alissa Olvera

Why UTRGV?

I chose to attend UTRGV because it offers an enriching educational experience that aligns perfectly with my goals and values. UTRGV stands out to me for its commitment to academic excellence, particularly in fields that resonate with my interests, such as exercise science and health. The unique location along the border contributes to a diverse and culturally rich environment, helping form a broader perspective that I believe is crucial for personal and professional growth. The supportive and inclusive campus atmosphere, combined with a dedication to student success, makes UTRGV the ideal choice for me to pursue my higher education journey.

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Jenna Rivas

January 23, 2024
Jenna Rivas

Why UTRGV?

As a 2020 high school graduate, I decided to stay local and attend UTRGV to stay safe and close with my family during the COVID-19 pandemic. After finishing my first year, I decided UTRGV was the right school for me as it has allowed me to pursue a challenging degree with almost no financial burden and countless opportunities to grow.

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Vanessa Pacheco

January 16, 2024
Vanessa Pacheco

Why UTRGV?

I chose to attend UTRGV for a number of reasons. For one it’s marketing program and resources. UTRGV has a great marketing program that allows students to get an excellent education and experience and even has many resources for students to ensure they are getting the help they need to be successful. I also wanted to stay close to home so attending a university in my hometown was a bonus.

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Meagan Mendoza

January 9, 2024
Meagan Mendoza

Why UTRGV?

What initially intrigued me about UTRGV is its sense of community portrayed in Hispanic culture that is so well integrated into programs and organizations on campus. With this sense of community in Hispanic culture, there is still celebration of the beauty in diversity among the student body, professors, and academic opportunities.

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alejandra acalco

January 2, 2024
Alejandra Acalco

Why UTRGV?

I chose to attend UTRGV because it offered me the chance to stay close to my family. I am a first-generation student and the idea of leaving home was scary, and being part of this community has taught me friendship and fellowship. Having the opportunity to work at the university has brought me many benefits as it has helped me to grow professionally.

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