Mariana Espinoza

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Mariana Espinoza

Admissions Counselor



Upper Rio Grande Valley High Schools and Colleges (Hidalgo county)

Hometown:  McAllen, Texas

Alma Mater:  Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas Tech University

Majors/Degrees:  Master of Education in Higher Education Administration

What are three things you love about Texas State?

- Campus: The campus itself is beautiful which gives you an opportunity to enjoy the scenery by walking to class or studying outside.
- Student Services: There are student services available to help you grow personally and professionally during your time at Texas State. Some examples include but are not limited to The Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC), Career Services, Counseling Center, etc. 
-Learning Experiences: Most programs incorporate hands-on experiences, undergraduate research, education abroad, and internships.

What do you like best about San Marcos?

San Marcos is the perfect in between! We are in the lovely hill country area between San Antonio and Austin so there is always something to do, outdoor activities, shopping, museums, concerts, you name it!

How would you describe the atmosphere at Texas State?

The Texas State community is amazing. The pride students have in their academic opportunities along with getting involved creates such a great atmosphere for Bobcats to succeed.