Kessid Wicker

Electrical Engineering Technology (SOET)

What made you decide to choose your specific major?

I decided to choose Electrical Engineering Technology because I wanted a more hands-on experience with Electrical Engineering because I learn way better when I am 

What are a couple of your favorite things about your program of study?

I like how I have lots of room for selectives within my major allowing me to specialize within my major on more specific topics. I also low how I am getting a whole mix of different classes in different subjects such as business that way I have a well-rounded education.

What has been one of your favorite class projects?

I have enjoyed making a rainwater catcher that powers a light in Tech 120.

What other activities are you involved in on campus?

I am involved in the Purdue Varsity Glee Club as well as the Theme Park Engineering and Design Club.

What do you know about your program of study now that you wish someone had told you when you were choosing a major?

I wish someone would have told me about how many options I had to customize my major to fit my interests the most.

What would be one piece of advice for prospective students or new Purdue students?

Don't hesitate to join clubs or reach out to anyone if you have any questions about anything. People want to help you!

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