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Melissa Ramirez ’20

What drew you to Lake Forest College?
Small classes and the campus community!

Have you had experiences here—besides your classes—that have helped prepare you for your future?
Yes, I have completed 2 for-credit internships with the help of the Career Advancement Center!

How are you handling the sudden change and transition to online learning?
I’m doing my best. I plan out and set goals for each day to make sure I don’t fall behind with my school work.

What do you do in your free time (before the COVID-19 pandemic)?
Watch shows on Netflix or go for a walk.

What are your plans after graduation?
Start working full-time and eventually go to graduate school.

Any advice for new Foresters?
Take advantage of the resources available at the Career Advancement Center!

What has been your favorite memory at Lake Forest College?
Going to the All Campus Programs with my friends. I will definitely miss these events when I graduate!

Parting words?
From a current senior, Lake Forest College has so much to offer!