Wake Forest University

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TIP at Wake

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After being used for one summer in 2008, Wake Forest was established as a more permanent site for TIP in 2013.

Now, Wake Forest houses 1st and 2nd years from all over the world.

Wake Forest (widely known as the best campus to go to for TIP) is such a good campus that many a TIPster- including myself- say that due to being so spoiled at Wake Forest, other campuses pale in comparison. Wake Forest dorms have minifridges, microwaves, suite-style dorm rooms with two TIPsters in one room and four TIPsters in a suite (this is very fun for traversing between rooms in the dead of night to play truth or dare) (Note: This is not the case at Collins Hall. Collins is almost the same, just that the rooms are not linked in a suite), private bathrooms, and a huge common room with soda machines, a piano, and (if you behave) a ping-pong room.They also have huge closets and regular beds, and the dorms are air conditioned. The laundry rooms are in the dorms (however, access is very limited) and there's a kitchen off of the common room. There were relatively short walks to classes and the dining hall, and it was shady the entire way. The food in the dining hall was pretty decent, but watch out for the mashed potatoes. A student once found a worm in hers, but that was at the old dining hall, which usually isn't open for the summer. The newer dining hall should be fine. You have been warned. Dining Hall News: The Reynolda Hall food is mediocre at best. They never serve bacon, the sausage is generally either freezer-burned or pink at the center, the burgers are bland, and the fruit is frequently growing mold on them. The pizza is closer to cardboard with slabs of (?) cheese (?) on them. Scrambled eggs need to be cut. Beyond that, just very little variety in the food in general.

If you go to Wake Forest for your first and/or second year, be warned that your second and/or third and/or fourth year campus won't be half as good as far as amenities. This results in the "Spoiled Wake Forest Kid" effect. The TIPsters who went to Wake Forest will begin to whine and complain about how they no longer have minifridges, private bathrooms, in-room microwaves, or soda machines.

Term 1 2015


Term 1 WFU 2019

Wake Forest TIP 2019 term 1

  • RCs

  • Admins
    • Micah, best kickball dude, chill
    • Jenny, coolest on the block
    • Jake, young cool
    • Ryan, nice dude
    • Trey, strict but cool
    • La'Shanta, periodt, head admin
    • Nurse Becky, best water ever

  • Instructors
    • Mr.Richardson - That's Debatable
    • Beyond Baker Street - the "I'm very concerned" lady
    • Jeff Beyerl - Cryptography
    • Kimberlyn Hughes - best instructor ever - finds excuses to watch The Office in class - Mock Trial
    • Idi Murray - Engineering Problem Solving
    • Creative Writing lady
    • Mr. Loriston - Business Strategy
    • Laurynnn, coolest best instructor ever - Modern Medicine
    • Ms. Vanderburg - Psychology
    • Rachel - Speculative Fiction
    • Ash - Stones and Bones: Archaeology and Anthropology

  • TA's

Same order as above

    • mr. Nobel - That's Debatable
    • Beyond Baker Street person
    • Jacob Matteson - Cryptography
    • Giacomo Riva - Mock Trial
    • Eddie Woodhouse - Engineering Problem Solving
    • Creative Writing person
    • Mr.Mettam - Business Strat (see Shaggy)
    • Kendallll - Mod Med
    • Ms. Kayley - Psych
    • Kassidy - Speculative Fiction
    • Cayla - Stones and Bones


  • Administrative Staff
    • Callie (OSD)
    • Moses(RLC)

  • Teacher Assistants
    • Dennis
    • Jackson
    • D-Dawg (Ms. Williamson)
    • Swaggy Liz (Ms. Elizabeth)

  • Instructors
    • Joel
    • David
    • B-Money (Ms. Beamer)
    • Josh

  • TAs
    • Tiffany

2014 Staff

  • Administrative Staff
    • OSD: David
    • RLC: Derek
    • RPA: Lexi
    • AC: Patrick
    • APA: Kelen
    • OC: Janael
    • OA: Charlotte
    • PC: Chris
  • RCs (Both Terms)
    • Mary Willoughby (RHL - she had boys)
    • Scott (RHL)
    • Daniel
    • Lexie
    • Lisa
    • Erica
    • Miles
    • Christian
    • Izzy
    • Colin
    • Ben
    • Joseph
    • Liz
  • Instructional Staff (Instructor & TAs)
    • Brian & Rachel/Tanner - Speculative Fiction & Searching for Clues
    • Adam & JP/Dolly - Engineering Problem Solving
    • Katie & Lindsay/Laura - Stones & Bones
    • Kate & Alan/Victoria - Cryptography
    • Jayme & Matheson/Madi - DNA (Best teachers EVER!!!!)
    • Gordon & Lauren/Maya - Mock Trial
    • Mark & Julio/Bisi - Business Strategy
    • Justin & Alex - Number Theory (Term 1)
    • Tara & Catherine - Modern Medicine (Term 1)
    • Jim & Bailey - Creative Writing (Term 1)
    • Michael & Catherine - Modern Medicine (Term 2)
    • Hope & James - Myths & Legends (Term 2)
    • Andy & Hannah - Algebra II (Term 2)

2013 Inaugural Staff

  • Administrative Staff
    • OSD: Heidi
    • RLC: Unknown chach
    • AC: Peggy
    • Office: Monique and Charlotte
    • Counselor: Daniel
  • RCs (Term 1)
    • Jasmine (RHL)
    • CJ (RHL)
    • Jillian (RPA)
    • Izzy
    • Meghan
    • Rupali
    • Faris
    • Matt
    • Tex
    • Flo
    • Chloe
    • Lexi
    • Mary Willoughby (she had boys first term. They were the Wildebeests) (she had girls second term. They were the Wallabies)
  • 2013 Inaugural Staff
    • OSD: Heidi
    • RLC: Unknown chach
    • AC: Peggy
    • Office: Monique and Charlotte
    • Counselor: Daniel
  • RCs (Term 1 and Term 2)
    • Jasmine (RHL)
    • CJ (RHL)
    • Jillian (RPA)
    • Izzy
    • Meghan
    • Rupali
    • Faris
    • Matt
    • Tex
    • Flo
    • Chloe
    • Lexi
    • Mary Willoughby (she had boys first term. They were the Wildebeests) (She also had girls second term. They were the Wallabies.)
    • Colin
  • Instructional Staff, Term 1
    • Andrew (APA)
    • Ms. G/Erika and Emily (Creative Writing)
    • Dr. C/Dana and Allison (Modern Medicine)
    • Thailer and Michael (Mock Trial)
    • Morgan and John (Number Theory)
    • Bryn and Alice (Speculative Fiction)
    • Dr. Doom/Adam and Kat (Engineering Problem Solving)
    • Jeff and Josh (Business Strategies)
    • Jericho and Mallory (Myths and Legends)
    • Elle and Laura (Stones and Bones)
    • Crystal and Joe (Web Apps)

Term 2:

    • Brian and Mallory (Searching for Clues)
    • Elle and Laura (Stones and Bones)
    • Someone and Josh (BS)
    • Adam (I think) and Allie (Algebra II) (they were the best)
    • Michael(Med Student) and Catherine(Modern Medicine)
    • Hope and James(Myths and Legends)


  • TIPSync

The first Wake Forest TIPSync was held on the second Saturday, and Flo's RAG took home the prize. The highlight was Albert in a box and Zane hitting Flo with a T-shirt to the tune of "Sexy and I Know It". Colin's RAG fought valiantly but came up in second, with "Gangam Style", riding Ahad's extreme dance stylings. The staff ended TIPSync by performing CJ's favorite song, "22". Also one of the most popular performances was of 1,000 Miles.

Wake Forest version of Quadfest was named "Magnolia Fest", or "Magfest" for short, after the magnolia trees on the quad. The Black (Flo, CJ, Jasmine, and Meghan's RAGs) team dominated the competition, winning by a thousand points (not verified). Events included Cheesy Poof Toss, Day at TIP, and Pudding Scoop.

  • Cage of Death

This was Faris' dodgeball activity, held in the caged-in basketball court. No one died, but we did manage to pop a brand-new dodgeball.

  • Talent Show

The talent show started off the last night. There were many singers, a few dancers, and some Rubix cube experts (like John. He solved a rubix cube blind-folded). After the student performances, the instructional staff performed "Harry Potter Puppet Pals" and were awesome.

Other Notable Things

  • Flizzy (;)) (And Jezzy)
  • The trampoline park: Faris took his RAG there (and Mary Willoughby also took hers!) and it was awesome (All the other RAGs now copy him)
  • Chloe took her kids blackberry picking for their night off!
  • Matt's Karaoke nights
  • EPS cardboard chairs and egg drop activities (Oh, and we launched rockets!)
  • RIP the ping-pong room
  • Always Have Mary-Willoughby as your RC
  • Mix every drink in the cafeteria
  • Cookout
  • Larry the Weather Guy/Livin' like Larry
  • Mock Trial Squad 2k15
  • Spekkie Squad
  • The Fall of June 27
  • Hug tag. Basically tag, but with hugs- 2018 term 2
  • Hat wars. Steal the hats. Was demolished due to fear of lice- 2018 term 2



  • I call the swaggy clipboard
  • Radioactive Yellow Jackets
  • Happy Bunny
  • (hashtag)SWOON
  • I never break the rules sometimes
  • I live my life by potatoes
  • What flavor of babies...
  • Space Dragon/Space Turkey
  • That's my RC/TA/Instructor!
  • Classy, not trashy.


  • Starfishing
  • Phillip the Pineapple (RIP)

Term II

  • Shrek is love, Shrek is life (Miles)
  • Chase the Dragon with Baja Blast


  • That's a liability
  • That's a fire hazard

Term II

  • Sic Nasty!
  • Sugar Bear!(not really....)



speaking of eating toes... (Savannah)

i thought squirrels grew from acorns

savannah and sarah: (quoting candy store from heathers) why now are you sucking on my- rc grant: (screeches) EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE