SeniorIt's one thing to study computer science in a classroom, but it was really helpful to see what it's like at a large tech company.
SeniorLiving within sight of the Mahabodhi Temple and being in such an amazing place made everything we did an adventure.
SophomoreI want to have an impact on the environment by influencing policy through the political process.
SeniorIt's hard not to do all the great things you want to do at Knox.
SophomoreI've always enjoyed immersing myself in a world of stories.
SeniorEvery day was different, which is one thing that I loved about my internship.
SeniorI developed mobile applications and improved the effectiveness of cat.com during my internship at Caterpillar, Inc.
JuniorKnox is full of the most compassionate people you will ever meet.
JuniorLiving in Copenhagen has cemented my plan to spend my life abroad.
JuniorTo be the best, most well-rounded, and informed person that I can be, I must have diverse experiences.
SeniorMy six weeks in Berlin were a good marker for the points at which art and the everyday life meet.
SeniorI explored Champagne with classmates and professors during a field trip for my Luxury Brand Management class.
SeniorI go with what I am passionate about, and France was one of those things.
SeniorAll of the things that I have been able to do here have given me confidence and endurance.
SeniorMy favorite place on campus is the WVKC studio -- it seems a world apart.
SeniorKnox is genuinely diverse, and there are kids from every single background.
JuniorI have taken a lot of physics and mathematics classes, and I have been eager to apply what I have learned.
SeniorHaving 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.
JuniorThe best part of my study abroad experience has been applying the things that I learned at Knox.
SeniorPerforming at a conference introduced me to many professionals in the dance/movement therapy fields.
JuniorPresenting my research at Berkeley was extremely fulfilling.
SeniorI think that the only way to develop a comprehensive understanding of an ecosystem is to go out and experience it first hand.
SeniorI have learned from my time at Knox that those who actively participate in a community are more likely to care about it, enjoy it, and learn from it.
SeniorThe fact that many of these classes highlighted social research methods gave me the foundation I needed for this more substantial and lengthy project.
SeniorWorking in the field helped me figure out potential for future careers and what I would like to do with my life.
SeniorKnox encourages us to explore different things, which inspires me to pursue a challenging career.
SeniorFrom study abroad, I learned that there are things equally, if not more, valuable than the classroom.
SeniorKnox has always encouraged me to take initiative.
SeniorI think my past two years studying German under Professor Todd Heidt and Professor Gizem Arslan were crucial in helping me acclimate to the city of Berlin.
SeniorI want to feel like I've done something and helped someone else.
JuniorSince coming to Knox I have learned to hold my own. I don't put limits on myself or my abilities.
JuniorI'm working with a computer language called Arduino, which is similar to the C- programming language that I learned a few years ago.
SeniorMy experience in London has completely changed my view of theatre and its significance in culture and society.
SeniorBecause of this internship, I can say that I'm more confident about finding a job after graduation, and, more importantly, finding a job that I want.
JuniorWorking as a leader in SASS definitely helped me develop the skills I needed to navigate full-time activism.
SeniorMy time at Knox has definitely made an impact on what I want to do with my future.
JuniorBeing able to look back on my Political Communication course with Professor Robert Seibert from my first year has been invaluable.
SeniorThe coolest part of my internship was getting to work on the photo shoots for the upcoming season posters.
JuniorEveryone has the potential to do something amazing, and the community here really wants everyone to succeed.
SeniorOftentimes, small manipulations can have profound effects on behavior, and I hope to contribute to this body of literature with my own findings.
JuniorWorking for the administrative department at OSF St. Mary Medical Center has allowed me to better understand the entirety of the health field.
SeniorI learned a lot in Professor John Dooley's software development class, which helped me adapt to the development style at Microsoft.
SeniorI've been making great connections. I've met Tim Hopper and worked at the place where Gary Sinise got his start.
SeniorThe Ford Fellowship has assured me that I am capable of conducting research, but it has also assured me that I very much enjoy doing so.
JuniorThe best part was creating a networking system to meet so many people working professionally in Chicago. It opened up a world within a world for me.
SeniorThe thing that stood out to me the most about Knox was its diversity and how accepting the campus is to international students.
SeniorThe project I am working on has given me the chance to utilize a lot of what I have learned in a new setting and on a larger scale.
SeniorI have never learned so much in such a short period of time with such practical application to the real world.
SeniorMy psychology classes, in particular, have helped me to better understand human behavior.
SeniorMy 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.
SeniorI wanted a school where the students were diverse not only racially, but economically and through their ideology as well.
SeniorIf 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.
JuniorThis internship is helping me feel confident as a scientist because I have a fair amount of control over the direction of the project, and I work independently on a lot of aspects of it.
JuniorBeing a student-athlete at Knox has taught me organization, perseverance, teamwork, confidence, and communication.
JuniorI learned about Knox by doing research on the best undergraduate creative writing programs.
SophomoreMy internship will help further my understanding of how business models can be sustainable even while addressing issues such as public health.
SophomoreBy writing for the college newspaper, I've learned very technical lessons like writing ledes and headlines, but also how to work in a professional environment and find my voice as a writer.
JuniorWorking 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.
SeniorKnox in New York has been one of the most valuable experiences of Knox thus far.
JuniorMy first year at Knox taught me a lot about thinking on my feet, feeling confident at researching topics, and participating in something that was new and challenging.
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.
SeniorThrough Knox's focus on individual learning and atmosphere of student empowerment, I was able to thrive in Thailand.
JuniorResearch in science is as much art as it is science.
JuniorKnox teaches you to enjoy and cherish your individuality; there is nothing really like that anywhere else I go.
SeniorI was challenged on a daily basis in my knowledge of the current political climate, the language, and the culture.
SeniorKnox is a very close-knit community. Almost every time you walk around campus someone will say hi to you.
JuniorBasketball, ABLE, and Terp have made me a more well rounded individual and a more open person.
SeniorThe high expectations placed on student projects in my upper level classes have definitely prepared me to take on my own independent project and feel confident about what I am doing.
JuniorEveryone [on the men's soccer team] is giving 110 percent and it's working out really well for us.
JuniorNow I have more to consider and more to look for and try, and to expand myself as a theatre artist.
SophomoreI've learned that just by talking to people, friends and professors alike, hundreds of opportunities can unveil themselves.
SeniorI have to research and create my own blog posts, so all of those skills that you learn at Knox, they all come together.
JuniorI 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.
SeniorSince coming to Knox, I’ve learned how to take advantage of more opportunities and to be more self aware.
JuniorIn such a diverse environment, I developed my communication skills both in and out of the classrooms.
SophomoreThe confidence and interpersonal skills I learned through engaging in class discussions or participating in lessons helped me a lot when I had projects that required lots of input.
JuniorThe amount of real world information in regards to business has been incredible to my professional development.
SeniorI 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.
JuniorI was looking for an experience outside of the U.S. that would give me the best opportunity to grow, and this organization provided the right opportunity.
SeniorWhat's exciting is the fact that I am going to be a part of the economic and political development of Nepal.
SophomoreOne thing Knox has really taught me is how to ask questions and keep asking them until I have a better understanding of what I'm doing and what I still need to do.
JuniorProfessors care and show interest and that, for me, pushes me to not disappoint them.
JuniorEveryone at Knox participates, has an opinion, is honest, and passes no judgment.
SeniorThis team has bonded beyond the game. I have made lifelong friends, and the mutual respect we all have for each other pushes us to get better.
SeniorI know that my professors go to the sporting events. That really means a lot to see them taking time out of their day to come support us.
SeniorI 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 feel that this study abroad experience has changed my life in more ways than I can see right now.
SeniorHaving some background knowledge in graphic design really helped me quickly adapt to the atmosphere of an advertising agency.