Alumni Spotlight – Rachel Carlson

Graduation year from Legacy: 2018

Number of years you attended Legacy: 4 Years

College/university attending: Baylor University

Year in college: Junior

Degree plan: Bachelor of Business Administration – I am majoring in Sports Strategy & Sales with a second major in Management.

Scholarships/recognitions/awards for college or while in college: Baylor Deans’ Gold Scholarship, Legacy Booster Club Scholarship, Jane Holcomb Isaiah Award

Career/future plans after graduating college: I would like to work in the sports industry.

Extra-curricular activities/organizations while in college: Baylor Women in Business, Alpha Phi Sorority, Sports Strategy & Sales Club

What are you enjoying about your college experience?
I have enjoyed meeting new people and studying abroad last summer in Australia.

How do you feel your time at Legacy helped prepare you for college?
Taking dual credit courses at Legacy enabled me to be able to graduate in three years.

How was your adjustment to the college schedule based on coming from a university-model school?
Having the university-model schedule helped me with time management at college. I didn’t have trouble adjusting to the schedule since I was already used to the university schedule.

What are some of your fond memories/favorite experiences while at Legacy?
My favorite memories at Legacy are of my friends and the sports I played.

If you had to describe Legacy in one or two sentences to somebody, what would you say?
Legacy has a welcoming, Christian environment that values students and prepares them for college.

How does your spiritual life play a role in your college experience?
When times get tough, I know I can always turn to God.

Do you feel Legacy helped to grow you spiritually and for doing God’s work?

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