"I chose Belmont Global Honors because I wanted to broaden my horizons, as well as be challenged and stimulated. I knew there would be extra room for creativity and self-expression in an advanced academic setting."
"I chose the Honors Program at Belmont because I wanted to have an active role in my classes. I appreciate how the seminar style of the Honors classes allows me to participate in the classroom discussion."
"I chose Belmont because it was the only institution I applied to that had a close community of students and faculty that would benefit me as I pursue my degree. I knew I would cherish the relationships I made with other students and my professors here, and I didn’t want my college experience to be devoid of connections with other students."
"Honors has pushed me to think in different ways and expand my view of the world. This community has given me some of my closest friends."
"The Honors program was by far the most instrumental aspect of community-building during my time at Belmont. It was a fantastically interdisciplinary cohort, but we were firmly united by our shared work ethic and intellectual curiosity. During our first Honors retreat in fall 2012, we built friendships that have evolved alongside us long after graduation, no matter where our professional paths took us. The Honors community is still a wonderfully dynamic group of people that have my lifelong admiration, respect, and friendship."
"It was always a decision of mine to engage in challenging curriculum that made me think critically about issues. I have always been in honors classes, and I wanted to continue that trajectory by joining Belmont GLobal honors. I felt like I would become a more well-rounded individual and broaden my horizon if I engaged in classes that had other people from different majors. I wanted to find a community that explored my interest in learning."
"I chose Belmont Global Honors because it seemed to be more than just academic rigor. Honors at Belmont takes Belmont’s core, well-rounded academic focus, and applies it to who you are as an individual— shaping you for the better in not only scholarly ways but in all areas of life."
"I love how Honors has an extremely interdisciplinary approach to all of its signature courses. I feel like I am really learning to think for myself and mold my own ideas and opinions rather than just learning material to pass tests."
"I was excited to apply and be a part of Belmont Global Honors, especially with the new Honors curriculum and opportunities. "
"With the Honors Program, I knew I would be surrounded by like-minded peers and professors who not only shared my interests and academic goals, but also cared about my success. It's all about community for me, and that is what I saw at Belmont when I visited."