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Many members of the Roycemore community may remember Iman, who boldly left his native Afghanistan to move the United States and attend high school at Roycemore. Iman’s impressive journey didn’t end when he graduated in 2019. Iman attends Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, a liberal arts school known for its unique and demanding academic...
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Alanis Gonzalez ’18 attends Grinnell College, one of the nation’s top ranked liberal arts institutions. While at Roycemore, Alanis distinguished herself with an independent study project in conjunction with DePaul University, and received numerous leadership awards. Alanis was most recently honored with a generous $4500 grant from the Society of Classical Studies to take an...
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Yunhan is currently a sophomore at The University of California at Berkeley majoring in Data Science and Economics. Yunhan reports that Roycemore’s small private school environment prepared him well for all the opportunities of a large university. While at Roycemore, he felt comfortable immersing himself in various high school activities because of the safe and...
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University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL Daria has continued pursuing her interests in math and music at UIUC and credits Roycemore for uniquely preparing her for college, especially the opportunity to take classes at Northwestern during high school as part of our “Northwestern Option.” She is a member of a student club in the UIUC...
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Colby CollegeWaterville, Maine Riley spent his first semester abroad at prestigious Colby College as part of their foreign language program. Initially unsure how his own language preparation in high school would compare to the rest of the group, he found that he was one of the strongest speakers. As a freshman at the Universite de...
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University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA Kati just finished her first semester at Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, where she reports that she has played intramural volleyball and joined a theatre company called “Singers” that staged a reimagined production of Into the Woods set in a junkyard. Kati shares that Penn classes are taught by amazing professors,...
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I am going to major in Computer Science and minor in Business at Chapman University. I wanted a school that was in the heart of the tech industry. That narrowed my search to the West Coast and more specifically to California. I then narrowed my search further, this time by the school’s size. Coming from...
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Why did I choose University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign? That’s a good question. To be very honest, it was far from my first choice. However, life doesn’t always work out the way we want it to and let me say that now, I am super happy with this choice and can’t wait for these next...
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I could go on and on about all the statistics about Kalamazoo College and why it’s great. Yet the thing that attracted me wasn’t the study abroad program that they have or the graduation rate. Rather, it was the size of the school and how when I visited and shadowed in a class the instructor...
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All of the schools I got accepted to had great programs and opportunities in Biology, so it was really down to location and campus life for me as the deciding factor. Loyola is right on the edge of downtown Chicago and has a train stop right on campus. However, the campus does not feel like...
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