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Hearing perspectives from students who are living and breathing the current Davidson experience is one of the best ways to get to know this community. We encourage you to send questions to for a student-oriented perspective on life at Davidson.

In addition, feel free to reach out to one of our Senior Admission Fellows profiled below. They are current Davidson juniors and seniors trained in admission and financial aid.

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Marcos Balsera '19
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Major: Political Science
Minor: Economics
Involvements: QuestBridge, Patterson Court Council, Honor Council, President's Diversity Advisory Committee, Define American
Fun Fact: "I love to salsa dance!"

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Maria Bravo '18
: Cali, Colombia
Majors: Political Science, Latin American Studies
Involvements: Diversity and Inclusion student staff, Rusk Eating House, Co-President of Ada Cooks (a nutrition-based cooking class for members of the community)
Fun Fact: "I can speak four languages (Spanish, English, French, and Thai), two of which I've learned during my time at Davidson."

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Sidney Fox '19
: Saint Louis, Mo.
Major: Political Science
Involvements: Women's Leadership Conference, Alumni Engagement Ambassador, Connor Eating House, Pre-Law Society
Fun Fact: "I spent a semester living, studying, and volunteering in Athens, Greece!"

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Graham Haines '18
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
Major: Mathematics
Minor: Computer Science
Involvements: Cats Stats (sports analytics club), math tutor for high school students, Club Baseball President
Fun Fact: "When I was young I fell off of my bike and part of my eyebrow came off. The doctor told me there was a 50% chance that it wouldn't grow back. Luckily it did!"

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Bridget Lavender '18
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
Major: Communication Studies and Social Justice (through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies)
Minor: Gender and Sexuality Studies
Involvements: Student Health Adviser, Writing Center tutor, news writer for College Communications, Oops! Improv Comedy, College Democrats
Fun Fact: "I have lived with my freshman year roommate, Dana, for all four years at Davidson, and she is also a Senior Admission Fellow!"

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Mila Loneman '18
: Bozeman, Mont.
Major: English
Minor: South Asian Studies
Involvements: Editor for Libertas, Bee Club, volunteer at the Davidson Community Garden
Fun Fact: "I'm a certified beekeeper and spent the past summer as a beekeeping intern in Durham, NC."

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Dana Marrero '18
: Seattle, Wash.
Major: Political Science
Minor: Economics
Involvements: Rusk Eating House, Ada Jenkins volunteer, SIAD (a student task force involved in the hiring process of tenure-track faculty)
Fun Fact: "My first year at Davidson, I lived in Steph Curry's former dorm room."

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Tara O'Herlihy '18
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
Major: Political Science
Minor: Economics
Involvements: Patterson Court Council Chief Justice, Warner Hall House Treasurer, Pre-Law Society Member, Order of Omega President
Fun Fact: "I'm named after a hill in Ireland, the Hill of Tara."