Tyler Junior College

Meet Your Recruiters

Name: Megan Haisten
Office: White Administrative Service Center-1st Floor
Phone: 903-510-3178
Email:
mhai@tjc.edu
Hometown: Sulphur Springs
Alma Mater: Tyler Junior College – A.A., 2010; Texas A&M University – Commerce, B.A.A.S, 2012
College Major: Business and Entrepreneurship

Q: What's your favorite thing about TJC?
A:
TJC offers such a warm and inviting atmosphere that really brings the students and faculty closer together.

Q: What's your favorite place on campus and why?
A:
Starbucks! I love that TJC has included outside vendors into our campus to make it more of a university atmosphere.

Q: What do you like about being an admissions counselor?
A:
It is very rewarding when a new first time student or returning adult student comes to my office to discuss their future and they want me to be a part of it!

Q: What advice would you give to college-bound students?
A:
College is a place where you get to start fresh, so take advantage of the friendships and opportunities that come your way!


Name: Courtney D. Pickett

Office: White Administrative Service Center-1st Floor 
Phone: 903-510- 2393                       
Email: cpic2@tjc.edu
Hometown: Texarkana, AR
Alma Mater: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
College Major: Psychology

Q: What's your favorite thing about TJC? 
A:
 How welcoming and family orientated TJC is. You can feel the warmth instantly as you walk onto the campus.

Q: What's your favorite place on campus and why? 
A:
 The Library. Not only do they have Starbucks, which is wonderful, they also have the latest technology to assist students in the best way possible to ensure graduation.

Q: What do you like about being an admissions counselor? 
A: 
I enjoy helping! I feel its my responsibility to make sure every person is given a chance to further their education no matter what. Its rewarding when I see a potential student become a TJC Apache student! Its the greatest feeling ever! 

Q: What advice would you give to college-bound students? 
A:
  This is one of the most important decisions in your life! Take full advantage of every opportunity that will arise during your college tenure. This is the first step to the rest of your life! MAKE IT COUNT!


Name: Lesly Suarez
Office: White Administrative Service Center-1st Floor 
Phone: 903-510- 2396                     
Email: lsua@tjc.edu
Hometown: Gilmer, TX
Alma Mater:  Tyler Junior College- A.A., 2011; The University of Texas at Arlington- B.S.W., 2014
College Major: Psychology and Social Work

Q: What's your favorite thing about TJC? 
A:
I love the student life at TJC! It doesn’t matter which city, state, or country the students are from, they come together and get involved. 

Q: What's your favorite place on campus and why? 
A:
The whole campus is very pretty. I enjoy taking walks through the Azalea Garden.

Q: What do you like about being an admissions counselor? 
A: 
I’ve always believed that everyone has a right to achieve their dreams. With this position, I get to enjoy helping students make that first step into college so they can have a brighter future.

Q: What advice would you give to college-bound students? 
A:
Going to college can be intimidating, but it is necessary to let go of your fears. If you want a memorable experience, you have to put yourself out there and have fun!

The mission of the Admissions office at TJC is to support prospective students by providing open access and equal opportunity to all qualified students through the implementation of the admissions process.

Admissions Contact Information

Phone: 903-510-2523
Toll Free: 1-800-687-5680 ext. 2523

Email: admissions@tjc.edu