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Paige Anderson

Paige Anderson

Senior

It'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.
David Baker

David Baker

Senior

Living within sight of the Mahabodhi Temple and being in such an amazing place made everything we did an adventure.
Jason  Deschamps

Jason  Deschamps

Sophomore

I want to have an impact on the environment by influencing policy through the political process.
Drew Diaz

Drew Diaz

Senior

It's hard not to do all the great things you want to do at Knox.
Duksangh "Duku" Dolma Sherpa

Duksangh "Duku" Dolma Sherpa

Sophomore

I've always enjoyed immersing myself in a world of stories.
Esther Farler-Westphal

Esther Farler-Westphal

Senior

Every day was different, which is one thing that I loved about my internship.
James Fenner

James Fenner

Senior

I developed mobile applications and improved the effectiveness of cat.com during my internship at Caterpillar, Inc.
Sophia Gimenez

Sophia Gimenez

Junior

Knox is full of the most compassionate people you will ever meet.
Kate Hovda

Kate Hovda

Junior

Living in Copenhagen has cemented my plan to spend my life abroad.
Kaitlin Hutchcroft

Kaitlin Hutchcroft

Junior

To be the best, most well-rounded, and informed person that I can be, I must have diverse experiences.
Alyssa Kennamer

Alyssa Kennamer

Senior

My six weeks in Berlin were a good marker for the points at which art and the everyday life meet.
Yini Liu

Yini Liu

Senior

I explored Champagne with classmates and professors during a field trip for my Luxury Brand Management class.
Sophia Mwaura

Sophia Mwaura

Senior

I go with what I am passionate about, and France was one of those things.
Jamal Nelson

Jamal Nelson

Senior

All of the things that I have been able to do here have given me confidence and endurance.
Christopher Poore

Christopher Poore

Senior

My favorite place on campus is the WVKC studio -- it seems a world apart.
Max Potthoff

Max Potthoff

Senior

Knox is genuinely diverse, and there are kids from every single background.
Phongkiet Sisaikeo

Phongkiet Sisaikeo

Junior

I have taken a lot of physics and mathematics classes, and I have been eager to apply what I have learned.
Marika Takemura

Marika Takemura

Senior

Having 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.
Kathryn Todd

Kathryn Todd

Junior

The best part of my study abroad experience has been applying the things that I learned at Knox.
Kelsey Witzling

Kelsey Witzling

Senior

Performing at a conference introduced me to many professionals in the dance/movement therapy fields.
Natalie Baldino

Natalie Baldino

Junior

Presenting my research at Berkeley was extremely fulfilling.
Michael Belitz

Michael Belitz

Senior

I think that the only way to develop a comprehensive understanding of an ecosystem is to go out and experience it first hand.
Philip Bennett

Philip Bennett

Senior

I 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.
John Bergholz

John Bergholz

Senior

The fact that many of these classes highlighted social research methods gave me the foundation I needed for this more substantial and lengthy project.
Hannah Black

Hannah Black

Senior

Working in the field helped me figure out potential for future careers and what I would like to do with my life.
Sharon Chen

Sharon Chen

Senior

Knox encourages us to explore different things, which inspires me to pursue a challenging career.
Yael Cody

Yael Cody

Senior

From study abroad, I learned that there are things equally, if not more, valuable than the classroom.
Thomas Courtright

Thomas Courtright

Senior

Knox has always encouraged me to take initiative.
Colin Coutts

Colin Coutts

Senior

I 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.
Kelsey Cullum

Kelsey Cullum

Senior

I want to feel like I've done something and helped someone else.
Dushawn Darling

Dushawn Darling

Junior

Since coming to Knox I have learned to hold my own. I don't put limits on myself or my abilities.
Adrita Deb-Burman

Adrita Deb-Burman

Junior

I'm working with a computer language called Arduino, which is similar to the C- programming language that I learned a few years ago.
Allison Diamond

Allison Diamond

Senior

My experience in London has completely changed my view of theatre and its significance in culture and society.
Chelsea Embree

Chelsea Embree

Senior

Because 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.
Allie Fry

Allie Fry

Junior

Working as a leader in SASS definitely helped me develop the skills I needed to navigate full-time activism.
Kailee Gawlik

Kailee Gawlik

Senior

My time at Knox has definitely made an impact on what I want to do with my future.
Dylan Gibson

Dylan Gibson

Junior

Being able to look back on my Political Communication course with Professor Robert Seibert from my first year has been invaluable.
Alyssa Gill

Alyssa Gill

Senior

The coolest part of my internship was getting to work on the photo shoots for the upcoming season posters.
Bridget Golembiewski

Bridget Golembiewski

Junior

Everyone has the potential to do something amazing, and the community here really wants everyone to succeed.
Amelia Goranson

Amelia Goranson

Senior

Oftentimes, small manipulations can have profound effects on behavior, and I hope to contribute to this body of literature with my own findings.
Ritu Gyawali

Ritu Gyawali

Junior

Working for the administrative department at OSF St. Mary Medical Center has allowed me to better understand the entirety of the health field.
Lauren Harris

Lauren Harris

Senior

I learned a lot in Professor John Dooley's software development class, which helped me adapt to the development style at Microsoft.
Rebekah  Heusel

Rebekah  Heusel

Senior

I've been making great connections. I've met Tim Hopper and worked at the place where Gary Sinise got his start.
Nicole Holtzman

Nicole Holtzman

Senior

The 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.
Emily Ioppolo

Emily Ioppolo

Junior

The 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.
Anushree Kedia

Anushree Kedia

Senior

The thing that stood out to me the most about Knox was its diversity and how accepting the campus is to international students.
Joey Knutson

Joey Knutson

Senior

The 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.
Sterling Kowalski

Sterling Kowalski

Senior

I have never learned so much in such a short period of time with such practical application to the real world.
Karyn Kraska

Karyn Kraska

Senior

My psychology classes, in particular, have helped me to better understand human behavior.
Addie Larson

Addie Larson

Senior

My 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.
Bekah Lauer

Bekah Lauer

Senior

I wanted a school where the students were diverse not only racially, but economically and through their ideology as well.
James Lichtenstein

James Lichtenstein

Senior

If 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.
Matthew  Lichty

Matthew  Lichty

Junior

This 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.
Jodi Marver

Jodi Marver

Junior

Being a student-athlete at Knox has taught me organization, perseverance, teamwork, confidence, and communication.
Jakeb Maryott

Jakeb Maryott

Junior

I learned about Knox by doing research on the best undergraduate creative writing programs.
Srichandra Masabathula

Srichandra Masabathula

Sophomore

My internship will help further my understanding of how business models can be sustainable even while addressing issues such as public health.
Kate Mishkin

Kate Mishkin

Sophomore

By 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.
Maddie Mondeaux

Maddie Mondeaux

Junior

Working 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.
Gabe Moreno

Gabe Moreno

Senior

Knox in New York has been one of the most valuable experiences of Knox thus far.
Rachael Morrissey

Rachael Morrissey

Junior

My 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.
Jmaw Moses

Jmaw Moses

Senior

I 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.
Eli Mulhausen

Eli Mulhausen

Senior

Through Knox's focus on individual learning and atmosphere of student empowerment, I was able to thrive in Thailand.
Gbenga Ojo

Gbenga Ojo

Junior

Research in science is as much art as it is science.
Olaloye "Loye" Oyedotun

Olaloye "Loye" Oyedotun

Junior

Knox teaches you to enjoy and cherish your individuality; there is nothing really like that anywhere else I go.
Samantha Paul

Samantha Paul

Senior

I was challenged on a daily basis in my knowledge of the current political climate, the language, and the culture.
Dana Pierce

Dana Pierce

Senior

Knox is a very close-knit community. Almost every time you walk around campus someone will say hi to you.
Krystal Pitts

Krystal Pitts

Junior

Basketball, ABLE, and Terp have made me a more well rounded individual and a more open person.
Laura Pochodylo

Laura Pochodylo

Senior

The 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.
Jacob Polay

Jacob Polay

Junior

Everyone [on the men's soccer team] is giving 110 percent and it's working out really well for us.
Andrew Purvis

Andrew Purvis

Junior

Now I have more to consider and more to look for and try, and to expand myself as a theatre artist.
Jessica Robinson

Jessica Robinson

Sophomore

I've learned that just by talking to people, friends and professors alike, hundreds of opportunities can unveil themselves.
Marta Schneider

Marta Schneider

Senior

I have to research and create my own blog posts, so all of those skills that you learn at Knox, they all come together.
Cody Sehl

Cody Sehl

Junior

I 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.
Amanda Shiew

Amanda Shiew

Senior

Since coming to Knox, I’ve learned how to take advantage of more opportunities and to be more self aware.
JinJie Song

JinJie Song

Junior

In such a diverse environment, I developed my communication skills both in and out of the classrooms.
Emma Steiner

Emma Steiner

Sophomore

The 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.
Brian Tanaka

Brian Tanaka

Junior

The amount of real world information in regards to business has been incredible to my professional development.
Melvin Taylor Jr.

Melvin Taylor Jr.

Senior

I 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.
Matt Timmerberg

Matt Timmerberg

Junior

I 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.
Prajwal Man Tuladhar

Prajwal Man Tuladhar

Senior

What's exciting is the fact that I am going to be a part of the economic and political development of Nepal.
Sophie Utpadel

Sophie Utpadel

Sophomore

One 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.
Jonathan Vardon

Jonathan Vardon

Junior

Professors care and show interest and that, for me, pushes me to not disappoint them.
Joshua Voravong

Joshua Voravong

Junior

Everyone at Knox participates, has an opinion, is honest, and passes no judgment.
Jackson White

Jackson White

Senior

This 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.
Jordan Willits

Jordan Willits

Senior

I 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.
Ashley Wolfgang

Ashley Wolfgang

Senior

I 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.
Benjamin Yoder-Henley

Benjamin Yoder-Henley

Senior

I feel that this study abroad experience has changed my life in more ways than I can see right now.
Sophie Zhou

Sophie Zhou

Senior

Having some background knowledge in graphic design really helped me quickly adapt to the atmosphere of an advertising agency.