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U.S. News & World Report: Alumnus Shares Why He Chose Davidson College

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Davidson CollegeMark Angel '13 is featured in this U.S. News & World Report article highlighting why alumni and students chose their higher education institutions. Angel's excerpt is below.

Why I Chose Davidson College (Davidson, N.C.)


Mark Angel, 2013 graduate

When I first came to Davidson College, I knew I'd enter a small, academically rigorous community with a strong Honor Code; that my professors would challenge me; and that I'd enjoy our beautiful Lake Campus and cheer for our athletic teams.

Davidson gave me so much more, though. As a biology major, I learned how a biologist thinks, especially through my original research with a neuroscience professor. I enjoyed it, but I realized I wanted to use my critical thinking and analytical skills in a way that would have a more direct impact.

After talking with alumni, I felt a business career might let me do just that. My adviser helped tailor my class schedule to my new interests. Davidson's alumni network then helped me land a job after graduation. This path would have never been possible without the support of the Davidson family.

To read the complete article, visit the U.S. News website.