Name: Jacob Veritas

Major at SDSU: Television, Film and New Media

Graduated: May 2018

What is your greatest accomplishment at SDSU and what do you think this accomplishment says about you?

I’ve used my experiences as SDSU to write my new urban fantasy novel, House of Sol Alpha.

What is the greatest challenge you faced at SDSU and how have you addressed the challenge?

As an autistic individual, I went through the challenge of sharpening my verbal communication skills. I immersed myself in Greek Life, volunteering, and Student Life & Leadership to work on being able to articulate my thoughts better.

What ONE piece of advice would you give an incoming, first-year Compact Scholar?

Use some kind of planner, an app or a physical book, to preview your weeks and manage your time.