Name: Cally Moh
Hometown: Klang, Malaysia
Why did you decide to attend college in the United States? And why did you choose UNI?
I decided to attend college here because of how the course structure works. Instead of having exams, it has a wide range of assessment - from group project to presentation to research paper, etc. UNI fulfills my requirement of what a college should be & should have - the right size, activities to enrich your college life, wide range of facilities and services.
What do you like the most about UNI?
The people here are caring and friendly, they have time for you. Professors are helpful and take interest in your learning.
Do you participate in any on-campus organizations or activities?
Yes. I’m the secretary for ISA (International Students Association), a member of ISP (International Student Promoters), the Navigators and Chi Alpha.
Do you work on campus?
I work for the UNI Catering.
What is your favorite spot on campus?
During my free time, I like going to the piano room in Lawther Hall and the practice room in Russell Hall.
What have you done to help make UNI your home away from home?
Participate in various kinds of activities, be open to knowing more people and embrace the culture here.
What is the one thing you would tell a new or prospective international student about attending a college in the United States?
Study hard, play right, eat enough, be nice, grab new opportunities, be open to new experiences and you will be fine in your college life here in the States.
How has your academic experience been?
I have grown so much for the past 3 semesters and the professors have been really helpful and caring.
How did you determine your major… i.e. did you take a class, consult with UNI programs, inspired by someone or something?
It was a long road, but I finally decided to major in TESOL in UNI after looking through the program study/course requirements for my major.
Tell us about any great classes or professors that have helped, inspired or challenged you with determining your career path.
It is hard to name all of them here, but the professors from my major courses have been especially generous in sharing their experiences and giving suggestions on what we can do with our major. They have inspired some potential career paths and helped us to see into the different “life” each path leads to.
Complete this sentence: At UNI, I am… ?
building a foundation for my future.