You receive an email from a student at your former high school, asking about life at your college. Read the message below, then write a response.
I'm a sophomore at ______ high school, and I'd like to know more about California State University, San Bernardino. You might remember my sister, Marguerite Garzon, who graduated with you. She went to Ohio State University, but I'm looking at other options.
Will you please tell me how you like school and answer a few questions for me:
Thanks for giving me your perspective. This will help me make a decision about whether to apply to your school.
Remember that you're writing to a high-school student. For example, when Penny asks about the workload, tell her more than just credit load. Help her understand the difference between high school life and college life by including the hours/week requirements for a typical class load (including lectures, homework, etc.).
To help Penny understand college life, be as specific and detailed as possible. Share stories and experiences that will help her gain a better perspective of life at college. For example, if you've scheduled an appointment with a Professor during office hours, describe it to Penny. On the other hand, if you don't have any experience with CSUSB fraternities or sororities (and many students don't), be sure to explain that.