Roommates

Roommates

 

Hello, everyone. It's me again. Welcome back to my blog.

 

Well, it's almost down to the wire, and I've tried to think of some things I haven't mentioned throughout my time in D.C.

 

Then...BAM...

 

It hit me.

 

After I picked up the can of tuna from the floor, I realized I have yet to write about my roommates.

 

When you begin your TWC journey, you are given the opportunity to live with other individuals who share different backgrounds, views, etc.  And this is all a part of your TWC experience, and I was glad to have experienced it.

 

Well...

 

I interviewed two of my roommates to get their take on the TWC experience, and this is how it went down:

 

 

These are my roommates (from left to right): Kevin, Brian, Fernando, Me

 

Brian Grime

 

What is the name of your institution?

Tiffin University

 

What is your major?

Forensic Psychology

 

What is your hometown?

Archbold, OH

 

Where do you intern?

U.S. Marshals Service

 

What are your career goals?

To get into the USMS Academy and eventually become a U.S. Marshal, 1811 Agent.

 

What has your TWC experience been like?

I'm not much of a city person, but I wouldn't trade this experience for anything. I've learned so much from being here, from the city, from my roommates, from classmates, fellow interns, co-workers, and even people within the local community. I'm thankful I had the opportunity to be here and experience everything that is D.C., and thankful for all the people I've met and knowledge I've gained.

 

What is the most memorable moment you've had at TWC/in D.C.?

Probably would have to be going to the DEA Training Facility with my fellow interns at the USMS and using a battering ram to knock in a door.

 

What is your advice for prospective TWC students?

Don't be afraid to branch out, don't be afraid to take changes, and certainly don't be afraid to leave home for this experience.

 

Fernando Villa

 

What is the name of your institution?

ITESM Campus Laguna

 

What is your major?

Information Technology and Communications (Computer Science)

 

What is your hometown?

Torreon, Coahuila, MEXICO

 

Where do you intern?

The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI)--a nonpofit.

 

What are your career goals?

To learn and experience different fields and sectors within the technology industry, and to develop my own company.

 

What has your TWC experience been like?

It has been quite fun and a lot of learning. Even though you don't notice it at first, at the end you see a lot of changes in your way of thinking and most of all you develop new skills you didn't have or didn't know you had.

 

What is the most memorable moment you've had at TWC/in D.C.?

I have different ones, but I like to remember when we went on a road trip for 3 hours because the GPS was wrong. It was a nice trip.

 

What is your advice for prospective TWC students?

Try everything you can, and talk with everyone you meet--even on the Metro. Also, always go to different events, even the ones that have nothing to do with your major or vision, because you will always learn something new no matter what.

 

Kevin wasn't available for an interview...SMH

 

So that concludes my roommate interviews, and you'll all see my take away lesson for the next blog, but on to a new interesting subject to talk about...

 

 

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The new Batman "Dark Knight Rises" is coming out next year, and I can't wait to see it. Hopefully this one doesn't disappoint me like other trilogies (including X-Men: Last Stand and the Spiderman Movie).

 

Oh, and the new "Men in Black 3" movie is coming out, and I can't wait to see that also. Here is the trailer:

 

 

Well, that's all I got for now...Until next time. Ciao.

 

 

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