Graduate Q&A: Samuel Bauer
May 18, 2017
Following is a
Q&A with one of the 1,375 students who received a diploma May 6 at
Name: Samuel Bauer
Awards, honors: Outstanding Student of the Year in the psychology
program, Psi Chi
Why did you choose UW-Stout? It felt like home the second I
stepped on campus. I stayed at UW-Stout because of the faculty and the help of
What are the biggest challenges you faced in earning your degree? I worked
three jobs almost every semester since freshman year, and I had to learn time
management skills. It was difficult at times having to balance my social life
and my academics.
What stands out among your college experiences? The
people I met. I could not have survived four years of college, working all the
time, and copious amounts of homework without my friends, co-workers,
professors and advisers. They all were impactful in my growth as a student and
a professional. They all took an interest in me and helped me be successful. I
cannot say thank you enough to the wonderful people I have met here.
next? I have just accepted a full-time position as an
assistant strategist reporting to the Apple team at OMD in Los Angeles. In my
position I will be responsible for analyzing different media spaces and helping
to decide where to place Apple’s digital advertisements.