Meet UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield Student: Remi Geiger
High school attended: Loyal High School
Current program or major: communication sciences and disorders/speech-language pathology
Why did you choose UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield?
I chose UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield because I liked the idea of small class sizes and the transition from high school to college would be smoother. Also, I benefit financially from living at home.
What surprised you the most about the university when you arrived on campus?
When I arrived on campus, I was surprised that everyone was so welcoming. My professors made it a priority to get to know the students.
How or when did you discover your purpose? How did UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield faculty/staff help?
I discovered my purpose when I was choosing my classes for spring semester. As I was looking through the list of classes that interested me, I knew I was on the right path to pursue speech-language pathology. My UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield advisor, Amber Wolfe, has been my go-to person in assisting me on the path to where I’m going.
Why did you choose your program/major?
I chose speech-language pathology because I went to many of my grandpa’s speech therapy sessions, and I loved seeing the difference a person can make in someone’s life.
Who has been your favorite professor or staff member?
I honestly can’t choose! They have all been so inspirational and helpful in their own way.
In addition to being a college student, what takes up your free time?
In my free time, I enjoy watching and making TikToks, hanging out with friends, going out to eat, rating restaurants and foods, and taking naps.
What do you plan to do after attending UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield?
After UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield, I plan on transferring to the campus in Stevens Point. There I will finish my undergraduate degree and pursue my graduate degree in speech-language pathology.
To make the most of their college experience, what advice do you have for incoming students?
I advise incoming students to put themselves out there! Making time to talk to your professors is important.