Student Spotlight Archive

Esther Hooley- November 2013

What is the best advice you have ever gotten, and from whom?
        "The best advice I have ever gotten is from my mom. She always said, ‘Don’t sweat the small stuff. Everything is small stuff.” I try to focus on bigger issues, rather than the smaller ones."
What have you learned most about yourself since being a student at Andrews?
      "I learned that I’m smarter than I thought I was, and that I can achieve the goals I set for myself."
What are you most satisfied with in your life right now?
     " I am so happy with my family. They are the most important people to me."
What is the nicest thing you have ever done for someone else?
      " The random acts of kindness that I do, “God says to be secret about the good that we do.” So I don’t want to toot my own horn. But I do think it’s important to serve others in acts of kindness."
If you could give advice to your teenage self, what would it be?
     " In the words of Bob Newhart…”Stop it!”"
What would you like to be doing five years from now?
      " I’ll be done with school. Finish a degree, dissertation. Hopefully have a baby."

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