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Exercise ScienceAndrew's personal experiences with injuries and passion for learning about the body helped him want to become a physical therapist.
Business AdministrationWith the hands-on experience Karlveon has received as a business administration major and entrepreneurship minor, he feels well prepared to become a real estate agent in the Phoenix area following graduation.
BiophysicsA biophysics major, Dylan says his professors have helped him understand that the learning process is more important than any grade he might receive.
Graphic DesignFaith’s experiences as an art student have given her versatility in multiple art forms, styles and techniques. In the future, she hopes to illustrate children’s books for a Christian publishing company.
English TeachingMadelynn Harre is an English teaching major with a heart for words and exploring God’s world. She appreciates how her English courses have widened her perspective on diverse cultural backgrounds.
Criminal JusticeWrestling brought Manuel to Northwestern, where he is majoring in criminal justice and preparing to become a probation officer.
MathematicsStudying math has strengthened Steven’s faith and taught him how to identify sound reasoning and false assumptions—skills that will be useful not only in his future career as a physician, but also in life.
ChemistryKip appreciates the academic rigor of Northwestern’s science curriculum and feels it will set him apart on his journey to become an orthopedic surgeon.
Secondary educationThe many field experiences Lydia has had as a secondary education major have helped her feel prepared for the day she’ll have her own classroom.
Political science and social workMaya’s concern for human rights is the motivation for her double majors in political science and social work. She eventually wants to work for a government agency serving refugees, immigrants, migrants and orphans.
Public relations and marketingA campus tour guide who remembered her when she returned to Northwestern for a second visit is one of the reasons Emily decided to transfer to NWC. Even though she transferred in the middle of a school year, she found it easy to make friends and get involved.
English TeachingThough she is 9,000 miles from home, international student Elyssa has found a second family at Northwestern as she prepares to become an English teacher.
Christian Education/Youth Ministry and Worship ArtsEven as she is learning about youth ministry and worship arts, Celina is getting practical experiences—serving as a mentor for high school students and as a member of the college's chapel worship team.
Computer scienceJosh enjoys writing code and solving complex problems. What he loves most, though, are the relationships he has with his computer science professors and peers.
Art and genetics, molecular and cellular biologyA double major, Ali aspires to be a physician scientist, and he says studying art improves his skills as a scientist.
HistoryColin's lifelong love of history has led him to want to bring the past to life for students.
TheatreSofia is grateful for how Northwestern's theatre department is preparing her not only for a career in performance, but also many other areas of theatre work.
Biology-health professionsTaylor appreciates how Northwestern sets high academic standards that will prepare her well for medical school.
Social workHayden hopes to serve as an advocate for people in need, aiming to improve their lives and circumstances.
Public relationsJadeyn hopes to work in event planning and fundraising, with her sights set on one day starting a nonprofit to assist people who have been rescued from human trafficking.
Business administrationWhen he was unable to wrestle for the Raiders his sophomore year due to an injury, Reid took advantage of the opportunity to study in the college’s Romania Semester.
NursingJacob became interested in health care at a young age, as both his mother and grandmother were nurses. Through their examples, he realized that he, too, enjoys helping people be physically, mentally and spiritually healthy.
Spanish and social workLydia's Spanish major is preparing her to understand the clients she will serve as a social worker.
Business administration and psychologyJonathan came to Northwestern from California and joined the Honors Program partway through his college career to increase his learning and competitive advantage for eventual employment or graduate school.
Worship artsLibby found that worship arts combines all of her passions: music, theology and theatre.
Biology–health professionsSammy uses the Peer Learning Center herself. She loves the satisfaction that comes when someone leaves a tutoring session confident in their knowledge or homework.
Computer science and historyNorthwestern’s size and sense of community led Landon here, but it's the faculty and learning opportunities that continue to impress him as a student. Right now, Landon is considering grad school to become a history professor.
Music and secondary educationIf a Northwestern College music ensemble is playing, there’s a good chance Joel is part of it. A music and secondary education major, he plans to become a high school band director after graduation.
Biology-health professionsWhen looking at career options, Samantha discovered her love for math and science align with the skills needed for biomedical engineering.
Psychology and biology-health professionsPassionate about breaking the stigma surrounding mental health, Hannah aspires to be a forensic psychiatrist.