Start with one dedicated, connected and curious freshman. Add one year of Dance Marathon. Mix in an Undergraduate Research Grant. Spoon in study abroad in Spain. Sprinkle in a starring role on stage. Focus on classes for four (more or less) years — and graduate.
There's no secret ingredient to a successful undergraduate career at Northwestern, but these seniors, including Angela Mears (above), have tasted success and cooked up some amazing opportunities for the future.
Photo by Peter Barreras