Meet Tara Spell
Tara Spell is a transfer student from Wilmington, Illinois. She came to North Park from Prairie State Community College and is glad she made the transition.
How did you hear about NPU?
I was recruited by Coach Theo to play basketball.
What's your major?
Did you experience any difficulty transferring to North Park University?
I had trouble getting my schedule in order, but Dr. Matt Schau helped me out.
What is your favorite thing about North Park University?
I love being part of the volleyball team and getting to know students and faculty.
What activities do you enjoy here at North Park?
What is your favorite place on campus?
The Greenspace. This past summer, I spent a lot of time studying there.
What is your favorite North Park sports team?
Volleyball. We work hard and are super close on and off the court.
Some interesting things about me:
- I played three sports in high school
- I have a twin sister
- I play the flute
What do you plan to do after graduation?
- Apply for veterinary tech programs near my home town
- Spend time interning at a zoo
Any advice for other transfer students?
- Make sure your credits are transferable before enrolling in classes.
- Try to get involved—this will help you meet new people and transition to North Park's campus and student life.