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Chris Farrar

Chris Farrar

Staff Member Since: 2012
Office: Undergraduate Admissions Office
Phone #: 207-859-1313

Recruiting Territories:
Aroostook County, Penobscot County, New Hampshire, Vermont

Sidney, Maine

Alma mater:
Thomas College ‘12

Best part of your job:
Meeting new people and working with students and families on a daily basis.

Tips for college success:
My best tip to incoming students is to get involved on campus. The more involved you become, the more opportunities will open up for you.

Favorite Thomas fun fact:
Thomas College began as a all-boys accounting school in 1895.

Favorite Waterville restaurant:
Josephs Fireside Steakhouse and Ming Lee's.

Most memorable college class (If you went to Thomas.):
Consumer Behavior and Public Speaking

If I didn’t work in Admissions, I’d be: 
I would be involved with baseball in some way either coaching or trying to play.

Why you decided to work at the Thomas?
 I decided to work for Thomas because coming from the student side of things, I saw how great the people were that worked here. The Thomas community is truly one of a kind that makes work enjoyable every day.

Where you're most likely to be found hanging out on campus?
You can find me either in the athletic center in the gym or at the dessert section of the dining hall. Both are needed to balance out.

If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you bring?
I would bring a cooler, an iPod and a satellite phone.

Quote to Live by: 
 “Have more than you show, speak less than you know.”  – William Shakespeare, King Lear

Favorite thing to do in Waterville:
My favorite thing to do in Waterville is take advantage of the local restaurants and surrounding rural area and enjoy the outdoors.

Special skills and talents:
Baseball, talking

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