Savanna Mertz

Savanna Mertz

Savanna Mertz is a sophomore at Dallas Baptist University, where she is majoring in intercultural studies and minoring in business. She is a follower of Jesus and active both at her home church and her college church. Her favorite pastimes include running, reading, golf, and Texas Rangers baseball, but most of all, her heart is passionate for mission work. She has been to Lima, Peru, and worked with inner-city children in Amarillo, Texas; both experiences helped confirm her desire to pursue a career on the mission field. She is also a continuing student of American Sign Language and deaf culture.

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Articles

Unorthodox Academics: What It's Like Studying a Brand-New Major

Universities are the foreground of innovation and cultural transformation, so it is inevitable for majors to not only grow and develop, but also to be born and mature. If you're thinking about declaring a major that is either unheard of or brand-new to your campus, here's what you should keep in mind.read more

The Writing Center 101

From first-years with five-paragraph essays to graduate students with doctoral theses, the writing center at your college is there to help everyone become a better writer. read more

5 Things You Need to Relearn How to Do in College

Ever feel like you know how to do something then realize you still have some learning to do? That's college in a nutshell. read more

Become a Financially Savvy Student With TACOS

I've created a little acronym to help you remember five basic steps to becoming financially savvy, and I did it using something we all love: tacos.read more

5 Questions to Answer Before Your First Year at a Christian College

Headed off to a Christian college? Awesome! Read on for a few questions to ask yourself as you begin your first year.read more