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An Interview On
Grinnell College

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Background

Interview Date:April 2019

Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White
Graduation Year: 2019
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
High School Experience: Public school in the suburbs of Illinois with a graduating class of about 550 students. There was a culture of going to college, but it was mostly going to local universities or the military.
First Generation College Student: No
Majors: Double major in Classics and Art History
Extracurricular Activities: I work for Art Club where I go to the local Grinnell middle school and I teach kids about art and art education.

Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
I knew I wanted to work in museums, but I didn’t know how. My first thought was to work in education with kids and then was told I should work in Art Club because that will help you learn if you want to work with kids. I realized, that as much as I enjoyed being with the kids and teaching them art, it wasn’t for me. I realized I couldn’t’ do more than an hour or two of that sort of programming, so that pushed me to find other ways to work in a museum environment.

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