Meet Jacqueline Peskett
Jacqueline Peskett is a transfer student from Napa, California. Jacky first attended Napa Valley College and is glad she made the transition to North Park University.
What's different about North Park from your last school?
North Park's size. It is a small university, but not too small.
What was the hardest part of your transfer experience?
I wish I would have been more prepared for the weather, but I've acclimated now!
How did you choose your major?
I've known what I wanted to study since eighth grade. My love for reading sparked my decision to choose a major in English with a concentration in literature.
What advice do you have for future transfer students?
Get involved and put yourself out there! It is also important to meet your advisors. Never hesitate to ask questions.
What activities do you enjoy here at North Park?
I enjoy attending the University-sponsored Bridge Events. My favorite event was the Comedy Show.
What is your favorite place on campus?
It's a tie between the Brandel Library and Helwig Recreation Center.
What is your favorite North Park sports team?
The baseball team. My favorite professional team is the Oakland A's.
What is one interesting thing you would like to share about yourself?
My least favorite food is chocolate. I am also not a fan of pizza or pop!
What are your plans after graduation?
I can see myself moving to England, taking a job in editing or publishing, and traveling the world.
Do you have any advice for academic success?