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Fall Admitted Students

Ben Barkett

What is your favorite thing about Lake Forest College?

My favorite thing about Lake Forest College is the people!

What is the single most important thing you learned during New Student Orientation?

The most important thing I learned during Orientation was that everyone else was just as nervous about it as I was.

What is one piece of valuable advice that you would tell an incoming student to Lake Forest College?

My advice to incoming students is step outside your comfort zone and don’t be afraid to try new things!

What organizations are you involved in?

I am involved in Greek life and Men’s Rugby.

What is your favorite item to eat in the Dining Hall?

My favorite things to eat in the Dining Hall are Ruben’s Sandwiches.

What is a favorite hobby?

My favorite hobby is Mechanical Keyboards.

Favorite Movie, Streaming Show or TV Show

My favorite movie is The Godfather.  My favorite TV shows are Silicon Valley and Chernobyl.

Favorite Professional or Collegiate Sports Team

My favorite National Football League team is the Cleveland Browns.

Favorite Book

My favorite book is Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.

Favorite Quote

“Life is like going the wrong way on a moving walkway. Stand still and you go backwards. Walk and you stay put. Gotta hustle to get ahead.” -Peter Farrelly

Favorite Song

My favorite song is All Your Light (Times Like These) - Portugal. The Man.