Ask a Counselor: Nathan Spencer
My Faith Journey:
My faith journey has largely been impacted by the incredible diversity I have experienced during my years as a student at ACU. Whether on campus or 5,000 miles away from campus, while studying abroad, I have come closer to God through experiencing the diverse and amazing nature of His creation.
I love traveling to new places, meeting new people and learning as much as I can through the process. I crave adventure, whether at home or abroad and I am blessed to get to experience it all with my amazing wife!
Traveling, physics (especially astrophysics), reading, movies, hiking, playing volleyball, astronomy, photography, art (graphic design), archeology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Abilene Christian University
Eastern U.S. & East Texas
My Favorite College Memory:
Exploring Rome, Italy with my friends while on Study Abroad. Getting lost, eating an incredible amount of pasta and experiencing the incredible
My Favorite Professor (and why?):
Dr. Laura Carroll. Dr. Carroll prepared me for the rigor of university level writing and helped unlock my potential in critical reasoning, all while making class exciting.
My Favorite Food:
My Favorite Book(s):
My Favorite Movie(s):
The Truman Show
My Favorites (Bible Verses):
My Favorite Vacation Destination:
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What if I could meet anyone in the world (past or present) it would be?
John (from Biblical fame).
If I were a fictional character, I would be (and why):
I would be Indiana Jones. I love to study ancient history and how it affects the world today. I also have a passion for adventure, discovering hidden truths and traveling the world.
Aviators or Oakleys:
4x4 or Sports Car:
Herbivore or Carnivore:
Concert or Ball Game:
Sand or Snow:
Big City or Small Town:
"Dress up and go out" or "Flip flops and hang out":
Dress up and go out
College Advice - What should I look for in choosing a college?:
When choosing a college, look for a place where you can fit in. If you find a place where you feel that you can fit in, academically, spiritually and socially, then you have found a place you can call home for what may be the best four years of your life.
College Advice - If there is one thing you should not pass up in college, it would be:
Get involved! Whether you get involved by studying abroad, joining a social club, working outside the classroom with professors or all three, make sure you get the most out of your college experience by getting involved.
College Advice - If I could give you one way I believe ACU changes a student's life, it would be:
ACU changes a student's life through the connections made while pursuing a degree. Connecting with professors, connecting with classmates and connecting with God while at ACU changes a student's life.