On Friday, August 12, students and alumni gathered to share their advice for the incoming freshmen, the Victors 2020. Panelists included: Abi Walker, rising junior and member of the Synchronized Skating Team, @sk8abi_w; Abby Grajek, alumna and Upper Bodies Structures Engineer at Ford Motor Company, @abbsgrajek; Aerielle Kim, rising sophomore and director of marketing at Wolverine CuiZine, @aeriellekim; and Andrew Humphrey, alumnus and Emmy Award-winning meteorologist at WDIV-TV Local 4, @AndrewLocal4.
Questions revolved around student life and panelists didn’t hold back. Topics discussed included time-management tips, favorite places around campus, and opinions on surviving the cold Michigan winters.
Lastly, all panelists wrote their past freshman self a 140-character letter of advice.
Over the course of the hour, the chat had a peak reach of more than 7 million, with 44 participants from across Twitter, 192,805 impressions, 2234 engagements, and 186 interactions (replies, likes, retweets).
Be sure to check out the full recap on Storify and join us for our next #UMichChat. As always, stay social and #GoBlue.