Louis Ryan Garcia


B.A. in Political Science

San Antonio, Texas

Why did you decide to pursue an MLS?

I decided to further my education at Pepperdine so that I may be able to help people in their time of need. Pepperdine has given me the skills to handle many complex litigation issues.

Why did you choose this online program over other programs?

I chose Pepperdine for its core values and beliefs. Pepperdine is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values. I enjoy being at a university where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

What surprised you most about the online learning experience?

In the beginning, I was not optimistic about being a part of online courses. I feared that I would have countless issues with technology and would have no way to fix them, but Pepperdine has been there to help every step along the way. Not to mention, there have not been any real problems.

What has been your favorite class so far and why?

My favorite course in the program thus far has been Constitutional Law. Learning how a document can be alive and always changing has really grown my appreciation for it.

Do you have any advice for prospective students?

I would recommend that every student reach out to their professors and tell them their goals and how they can help them accomplish them.

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