Being a math major means you’ll learn a lot, you’ll train your mind a lot, and you’ll find out that doing math is extremely fun (and even creative). That is, if you stick around until after calculus 3!
Being a math major at Lawrence means everyone thinks you’re smart. Most of the students here have had a math class, and all of them thought it was hard. They will be really impressed that you decided to stay with it and take classes from the hardest (and best!) professors on campus.
I never took calculus here, so I don’t really know about intro classes, but I’m the kind of person who speaks a lot in class. It’s math—sometimes all the equations flying around are tough to handle but just relax and keep it laid-back and math is fun. Make sure to ask questions in lectures even if they seem stupid. I can’t tell you how helpful a simple clarification is and usually someone else is confused about it, too. Make sure to start problem sets early and do work, son!
Being a math major at Lawrence opens up a lot of opportunities—many that you wouldn’t expect. And it’s fun, too!