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Kelsey Davis

Admission Counselor - Abilene; Taylor/Jones/Callahan County

Phone: 325-603-3596
Toll-Free Number: 877-GOHSUTX

Class Year: 2013, 2015
Major: Theatre (Musical Theatre Emphasis)
Graduate and Professional Degrees: Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development

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Hi, my name is Kelsey Davis, and I am the Hardin-Simmons Admission Counselor for the Abilene/Big Country area.

I graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre with an emphasis in Musical Theatre and then again in May 2015 with a Master of Education degree in Counseling and Human Development.

Growing up, I lived in many places around Texas, but spent my middle school and high school years in a small town just outside of the Metroplex: Peaster, Texas. I knew that I wanted to go to a university that was similar in its size and values. I found Hardin-Simmons through family members who are alumni and told me I should make the drive out to Abilene to visit. After coming on campus for Fall Preview my senior year, I had made my decision and didn’t even apply to any other schools. Even after making my decision however, I was extremely nervous about moving away from home and beginning a new chapter of my life, but Hardin-Simmons exceeded my expectations and truly gave me a home away from home.

HSU has affected me in so many positive ways. I have made lasting relationships with classmates and professors in my six years as both an undergraduate and graduate student. I have also been given amazing opportunities to learn about other people and the world around me that have shaped who I am as a person today. Being in a Christian environment has challenged me and helped me to grow in my faith as well. Only after graduating have I really been able to see just how blessed I was to find Hardin-Simmons.

I am so excited to be able to share the HSU experience with you! Please let me know if there is anything that I can do to help you through the admission process and transition to college. I am here to help with whatever you need!


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