“Everything I needed. Healthy conversations and critical thinking.”
“Was like going to the gym. Not for my body but for the brain. There is a continuing benefit to it.”
"Creates lasting connections and stronger friendships.”
“It’s not academic but it helps you perform better academically.”
"What it boiled down to was making connections - being able to make friends with your cohort but making friends with yourself. also making sure you have enough time to take care of yourself.”
“It was a safe space. Really understanding yourself on a deeper level. Making these connections. Being vulnerable. I never thought I would take a wellness plan so seriously.”
“I was so pleasantly surprised to know that there are other people thinking the same things as me and people wanting to improve.”
“Me and my partner checked up on each other from day one and still do. It was such a great way to make a friend because it’s hard making friends sometimes.”
“A lot of the methods that were taught in the time management section I apply in my own daily routine and it’s helped me a lot.”
“You’re becoming aware of habits that you have and can develop to better yourself, to better your mental health and to become a more resilient student and person.”
“I looked forward to these meetings- It was stress relief for me.”
"I enjoyed my RADical health sessions and I have definitely learnt so much from it!
These sessions were some of the most meaningful and memorable sessions I’ve ever had."
"I liked talking to people that I would never have thought I would have something in common with and finding common ground."
“The program provides a lot of good tips and tricks to help through some harder situations and even kind of think out of the box on some things.”
“It was valuable to be able to talk about different skills and just have a place where we could explore some different themes in relation to the things we are dealing with in our transition.”
“I really enjoyed the program. I liked meeting with the group and I especially liked that we were paired up with Upperclassmen.
I think that was really helpful because they could kind of provide some background knowledge because they were already in our shoes.”
“As a senior, I think the program would have been so helpful to have when I was a freshman.
It would have been a good way to meet other people, learn skills, and connect me to other things around campus like clubs or resources.”
“These aren’t conversations I would normally have so it was nice to dive deeper and get to know people on a different level.”