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Beautrice Caroline Jayakumar 

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Country: UAE/India

Languages: English, Hindi and Tamil

Major: Criminology 

Why did you choose Fresno State? 
I chose Fresno State because of its very well known criminology department and its affordability. It provides many opportunities for international students and has many diverse groups of students on campus. Especially residing in Dubai, UAE all my life, getting away from a busy city helps me focus.

What’s the best thing about Fresno State? 
The best thing about Fresno State is that we can find many resources easily and people around are really helpful and friendly, it’s easy to get around on campus.

What are your favorite campus activities? 
My favorite campus activities are hanging out at dorms with my dorm friends and meeting up with people at the library, especially attending all the on campus and student housing events.

What are your favorite local activities? 
Hangout at the fashion fair and River park and visiting new lakes.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Fresno, California? 
Try local food and visit places that is scenic.

What are your plans after you graduate? 
My plans after graduating is to look for an internship in criminology and continue my masters in cybercrime.

Advice for new students? 

  1. Don’t be shy to approach people and connect with new people. Make contacts.
  2. Be organized and plan everything out to avoid any possible mistakes.
  3. Keep yourself busy and engage in campus activities and events. Have fun.