-I think that probably the people that have been most influential to me were the friends I made here,

because they are friends that I can keep forever

There are some many great people here.

-I can't tell you how many amazing new friends and stuff that I have made in such a short time,

because everyone is just so outgoing and fun.

Especially if you put yourself out there, people are going to receive you well.

-I made friends for Iraq, Hawaii, all over. Even from here in Greeley

-For example I have a group of five or six friends that we get together and have dinner every week.

It is something like we cook dinner for each other and invite each other into our homes.

It is just a sense of fellowship and community that I don't know if I would have found anywhere else.

-I think it is important freshman year to just come in with an open mind that you are going to meet new people

eventually those people will know other people and they will plug you in.

I meet a girl who is a cheerleader, my first year and I am not the cheerleading type

but she just got me out there to games and stuff, like hockey games

and you just kind of get interactive with other people

it makes your experience at school a lot nicer.

-I feel like the friends that I made here I will keep them forever. They are lifelong friends.

I have lived with them from my freshman year all the way to my senior year now.

-I have made so many friends. I never had this many friends.

It is one of those things that you look at the end of the semester and really don't want it to end.