WCAS, Class of 2021
What I wish I'd known as a first year: I wish I had known that not everyone is perfect. Everyone is going through the same struggles, academically and socially, despite it often feeling like you’re alone in your hardship. I wish that I had known that other people were in the same boat as me, as it may have emboldened me to reach out more, and go forward with more confidence.
Favorite restaurant in Evanston: 10Q Chicken
Fun Fact: I cut hair as a side hobby/job
Best piece of advice you've ever received: “This too shall pass”. Passed onto me by my preschool teacher and since reiterated by my mom. Got me through a lot of really hard times at Northwestern. It is so easy to be overwhelmed by the pervasive pressure to succeed, but remembering that life goes on is crucial to good mental health. Everything will work out!