Hear From Students
Majors: Biology (Paleontology Track)
Hometown: Crystal Lake, Illinois
“Carthage has one of the few undergraduate paleontology programs in the country. With a field course, fossil preparation lab, and a museum full of giant predatory dinosaurs, Carthage seemed like a no-brainer.”
Majors: Spanish and Biology
Hometown: Kenosha, Wisconsin
“My freshman year, I got to travel to Spain for J-Term. The host family I had was amazing, and the food, tours, and cities were phenomenal. If you ever have the opportunity to travel during J-Term, do it!”
Majors: Biology (Paleontology Track) and Classical Studies
Hometown: Hendersonville, Tennessee
“Paleontology is just awesome. If you really have your heart set on the subject, you won’t regret coming to Carthage; you’ll finish your undergrad degree with graduate-level research and understanding in the subject.”
Minors: Spanish and Chemistry
Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.
“My professors have been kind, funny, and willing to help no matter what. I am treated not only as a student, but also as a person. All they want is for you to succeed, and they’re more than willing to help you achieve that success.”
Majors: Neuroscience, Biology
Hometown: Rochester, Ill.
“I would like to think that my eight-year-old self would be proud. Even though I knew I wanted to be a doctor at a young age, it would be comforting to know that I am on the path to making that dream come true.”