SeniorIn classes at Knox, we're encouraged to discuss and really critique the author's viewpoint, and not just accept what you're told or what you've read at face value.
JuniorMy internship really opened my eyes to the business side of the photography world -- something I knew very little about before this experience.
JuniorDuring my study abroad experience, I learned about myself, the environment, and how to become a better scientist.
JuniorThe basic ideas about a community that I have learned about at Knox helped me at the Mayor's Office.
JuniorThe coolest object I worked with during my internship was a 10,000-year-old Dalton point spear head ... getting to handle this tool was pretty exciting.
SeniorBecause of Knox's hands-on approach, I feel right at home whenever I have to verbally express or explain myself.
JuniorWorking in the field helped me figure out potential for future careers and what I would like to do with my life...
SeniorI was eager to learn more about what exactly was going on in the U.S. health care system and understand it through a global perspective.
SeniorWith the academic reputation, school history, the students, the campus, the city, and the chance to compete in NCAA athletics -- I just couldn't refuse when I was accepted.
JuniorFrom study abroad, I learned that there are things equally, if not more, valuable than the classroom.
SophomoreSince coming to Knox I have learned to hold my own. I don't put limits on myself or my abilities.
JuniorMy experience in London has completely changed my view of theatre and its significance in culture and society.
SeniorThe buildings on campus are so old and beautiful. Each one tells a story.
SeniorMeeting people from the Galesburg community has been really fun and beneficial to my Knox experience.
JuniorWhen I traveled to Germany for a month, I spoke to Germans about the Anglicization of their culture.
SeniorOf all the schools I looked at, Knox's creative writing program offered the greatest variety of classes, and the most opportunities to get involved in the department right away.
SeniorI chose Knox because of the people and the atmosphere. It was so inviting and loving, and I felt like I could thrive here and do anything.
SeniorWhen you are looking at schools, don’t be afraid to take chances.
JuniorMy time at Knox has definitely made an impact on what I want to do with my future.
JuniorThe coolest part of my internship was getting to work on the photo shoots for the upcoming season posters.
SophomoreKnox is full of the most compassionate people you will ever meet.
SeniorI will honestly admit that I love to dance. I also love playing football and being very involved.
SophomoreEveryone has the potential to do something amazing, and the community here really wants everyone to succeed.
SeniorMy research had a lot of relevance to my future career plans.
SeniorMost imaging is done on fixed tissue and being able to image development in vivo is novel and very exciting to watch.
JuniorThe thing that stood out to me the most about Knox was its diversity and how accepting the campus is to international students.
JuniorMy trip to Morocco has really pushed me onto the international relations path.
JuniorI have never learned so much in such a short period of time with such practical application to the real world.
JuniorMy internship really helped me begin to develop the kinds of programs I want to provide for students, and it also taught me how to run a successful non-profit organization.
JuniorI wanted a school where the students were diverse not only racially, but economically and through their ideology as well.
JuniorIf you want to become a scientist, you want to start researching as soon as possible, and Knox will give you the freedom to do just that.
SeniorI learned that I can do anything in any language. Studying in Barcelona threw me into many stressful situations that I had to think and communicate my way out of.
SophomoreI learned about Knox by doing research on the best undergraduate creative writing programs.
SeniorMy main responsibility during my internship was to provide estimates for retrofit change requests for the Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliners.
SeniorCast your net wide and never compromise on things that are most important to you.
SeniorLearning the material from a new [German] perspective allowed me to develop a more holistic approach.
SeniorMy participation in the Besançon study abroad program has allowed me to achieve a level of French that made my work at the Consulate much, much easier.
SophomoreWorking with Quiver as well as with Knox’s Office of Communications has helped me hone my skills as an editor and build up a portfolio for a possible future career in copyediting.
JuniorKnox in New York has been one of the most valuable experiences of Knox thus far.
JuniorI chose Knox because of the people and the atmosphere. It was so inviting and loving and I felt like I could thrive here and do anything.
JuniorThrough Knox's focus on individual learning and atmosphere of student empowerment, I was able to thrive in Thailand.
SeniorVarious project and laboratory based classes have equipped me with skills required to use technology in the study of science.
JuniorAll of the things that I have been able to do here have given me confidence and endurance.
Senior... I find that surrounding myself with people who are as committed to service as I am helps me to live my ideals.
SeniorInterning at Travel + Leisure was a dream come true. I chose to pursue the opportunity because I love journalism -- I love interviewing, writing, and editing.
SophomoreKnox teaches you to enjoy and cherish your individuality; there is nothing really like that anywhere else I go.
SeniorKnox professors strongly recommend that their students pursue independent projects, so I took their advice.
JuniorI was challenged on a daily basis in my knowledge of the current political climate, the language, and the culture.
SeniorI have been interested in joining the State Department as a foreign officer, so I decided to explore that field through an internship.
JuniorKnox is a very close-knit community. Almost every time you walk around campus someone will say hi to you.
SophomoreBasketball, ABLE, and Terp have made me a more well rounded individual and a more open person.
JuniorKnox demands more personal investment in your learning process, which after two years, I have learned leads to greater rewards.
SophomoreEveryone [on the men's soccer team] is giving 110 percent and it's working out really well for us.
JuniorThe academic environment here is ideal for the self-starter.
JuniorKnox genuinely cares about what you want to do and where you've come from, and doesn't take for granted anybody's individual experience.
SeniorI never thought I could love a place and grow so much as person as I have here.
JuniorThe best part about studying abroad is being able to be a member of the society that you are studying.
SeniorKnox campus life is like a small family. Everybody looks out for each other, and you feel really connected to your classmates.
SophomoreI now understand how computer science works in business, what fun it is to do what you love, and how to communicate effectively with the people you're working with.
JuniorSince coming to Knox, I’ve learned how to take advantage of more opportunities and to be more self aware.
SeniorI've learned that it takes one voice to raise an army ... if you won't do something for your cause, why should you expect anyone else to?
JuniorHaving the choice of what to do in the lab, when to run reactions, and what new reactions to study made me feel like a real scientist.
JuniorI always knew I did not want to follow the masses, so I decided to go where nobody else in my class would in order to find myself.
SeniorThe female voice in the music world needs representation, and I hope to play some small part in that.
SophomoreProfessors care and show interest and that, for me, pushes me to not disappoint them.
SeniorI taught special education classes that showed me a perspective and appreciation for teaching as a profession.
SeniorI would like to study cultural anthropology with a focus on indigenous groups, so I was lucky to work in Paraguay because they have strong indigenous Guarani roots.
SeniorI have been working with a local business group and another Knox student on an idea to stimulate entrepreneurship in Galesburg.
SophomoreEveryone at Knox participates, has an opinion, is honest, and passes no judgment.
JuniorI had to create the syllabus and assignments completely on my own, but I was able to read and focus on the subjects and ideas I cared about.
SeniorI’ve learned about perseverance and tolerance, being able to cope with difficulties.
JuniorI feel that this study abroad experience has changed my life in more ways than I can see right now.