Posts Tagged ‘prospective students’

Nagging mother, orange reusable shopping bag, and a camera. It must be a prospective student. Over the past three weeks, our treks across campus have been bombarded by high school seniors with out-of-control acne and a ridiculously low alcohol tolerance.

 As a residence hall tour guide, I have numerous inactions with these doe-eyed and eager youth. I am particularly fond of the parent carrying a fanny pack and S.U. Bookstore shopping bag, who insists on asking all of the questions on behalf of their student. It’s comedic. Watching as the parents reassure their child that “this is a nice dorm” because “it’s larger than mine was when I was in college” or a student role their eyes as their parent’s inquires about S.U.’s party scene, is priceless. Free entertainment, provided twice-a-week for anyone who serves as a campus or residence hall tour guide. (more…)