5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Attending BYU-Idaho

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While I loved my time at Brigham Young University-Idaho (BYU-Idaho), there are a few thing that I wish I had known before I arrived. Here are some tips to help you settle in once you get there. 1.) BYU-Idaho is not BYU. With BYU’s competitive acceptance rate, and BYU-Idaho’s “give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses” admissions policy, many students plan on starting at BYU-Idaho and then transferring to BYU. But what most people are not aware of is that these schools are similar in name only. BYU-Idaho courses do not transfer well to BYU. In fact, the school has its own general education requirements called “Foundations” that make it...