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Erin Flynn

Erin Flynn - Student Profile PhotoName: Erin Flynn,'07
Major: Business Management with emphasis in Marketing, Pre-Professional
Hometown: Bloomer, WI

Interview spring 2007 by Communications Student Intern Maretta Peterson, '07, communication major

What are you driven to discover in your major?
Anatomy and Physiology is a class that I really like. I pursued a business management and pre-professional degree so I can combine them to start my own practice.

What have you learned that surprised you most so far?
Even going into the unknown, you'll be ok.

What drives you to study this field?
Knowing that when it's all said and done I'll be able to help and interact with people on a daily basis and make all of my hard work pay off.

What career goals do you have?
Starting my own practice.

Profile questions

Tell me why you chose the U of M, Crookston:
A lot of it was the opportunity to play volleyball and when I visited everyone was friendly and smiled.

Describe what you like best about the U of M, Crookston:
Friendly. You get to know a lot of people and there are a lot of opportunities.

Describe your interaction with the faculty and staff on campus:
Very personable. Very close with two of them. I can go to them with absolutely any question I have about anything.

Describe what you like best about your classes:
Small class size and good interaction in the classroom.

Describe what has been the most challenging for you as you pursue your educational career:
Having to suffer not always getting that A or understanding the material or not always understanding what I was doing.

Why would you recommend that others attend the U of M, Crookston?
It's almost like our own little community. You get to know fellow students, faculty and staff really well and on a personal basis; people who you wouldn't get to know otherwise. That leads to great networking for your future career.