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Male Economics and Latin American Studies Double Major C/O 2019

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Heterosexual
  • Plays Club Soccer
  • In a fraternity
  • Works with the Patterson Court Sustainability Council
  • Went to a private school in Savannah, GA with a graduating class of 32 students.

Female Environmental Studies Major C/O 2020

  • Female
  • Caucasian
  • Heterosexual
  • Health and Human Values Minor
  • Performs with a dance company
  • In an Eating House
  • Serves of the Honor Council
  • Part of the Health Justice Committee
  • Went to a private school in Baltimore, MD with a graduating class of about 100 students.

Male Biology and English Double Major C/O 2020

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Heterosexual
  • In a fraternity
  • Plays Club Lacrosse
  • Member of Student Government
  • Part of One in Four
  • Went to a private school in Washington, D.C. with a graduating class of 83 students.

Male Undeclared on Major C/O 2021

Gender Identity: Male
Race/Ethnicity: African-American
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: I went to a public school outside of Atlanta with about 500 students in my graduating class. I think the demographics broke down to be around 60% African-American, 30% Hispanic, and then like 10% White. Our principals pushed doing something with yourself after high school. College was pushed, but along with that, they pushed for trade schools, joining the military, and things like that.
Major: Undeclared
Minor: None
Extracurricular Activities: I play club soccer, I’m in the Black Student Coalition, I’m in Textures Healthy Living Club, and I’m a Questbridge scholar. Outside of Davidson, I’m part of the Charlotte Collegiate Institute.

Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
The Charlotte Collegiate Institute is sort of like the child organization of the Institute of Responsible Citizenship. It’s for African-American males and it’s an enrichment, community service, and leadership program where every other week on Saturday we go over enrichment, personal branding, and goals. We have leaders from all over Charlotte come speak to us from various sectors. It was impactful because with the personal branding it helped me define what I want to do early on. Even if I’m not sure of what specific job field I want to go in to, I know what I want to work with and what purpose I want to do it with. It helped me find purpose with

Female Biology Major C/O 2020

Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2020
High School Experience: I went to a private boarding school in New Jersey with a graduating class of 225 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First-Generation College Student: No
Major: Biology and I’m on the pre-med track.
Extracurricular Activities: I volunteer at a free clinic, I lead trips for Davidson Outdoors, I tutor biology and chemistry, I’m in a woman’s health justice committee, I’m in an eating house, and I volunteer with a nonprofit public health group.

Have any of your extracurricular activities had a particularly big impact on your experience?
I really like volunteering at the free clinic because I’ve [grown the most]. I started as a volunteer and now I help organize and lead the clinic. It’s been a nice progression of leadership.

Female Biology Major C/O 2018

  • Female
  • White
  • Heterosexual
  • Worked on the Women’s Leadership Planning Committee
  • In an Eating House
  • Went to a private school in Atlanta, GA with a graduating class of about 115 students.

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