Tatum Sorrelman is the oldest child in a family of five, and she enjoys every minute of it. Being the oldest has given her a lot of responsibilities and has helped form her personality. Her family is very important to her, and she enjoys spending time with them.
Life in the GCU apartments is even better than I anticipated! For those of you who don’t know, GCU has several different living options. Students can live in dorms in which four to six students share two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a communal living area. Students also have the option to live in an apartment, like I do, which offers more privacy. I have my own room, which means I don’t have to worry about disturbing a roommate and I can decorate any way I like. One of the things I love most is being able to make up my own sleeping schedule!
I also love having a full kitchen in the apartment. The food on campus is awesome, but it is so nice to be able to cook my own meals. Sometimes, my suitemates and I cook meals together and it is a blast!
But my favorite thing about living in an apartment is that I am still close to everything. Each floor of the apartment has a Life Leader so I can still attend Bible studies and get to know people like I did while living in the dorms. It is also really cool how living in the apartments makes me feel more like an upperclassman – I feel much more independent! I love living in the apartments and I can’t wait to see what the rest of the year holds!
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