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28 Things for the Class of 2028 to Look Forward to

From our Tour Guides to you.

"Welcome home, Class of 2028!"

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Emma Carney '25

Major Moment: Economics and Latin American Studies with Emma Carney '25

Hometown: Davis, CA

"I didn’t know that I would be majoring in Latin American Studies when I came to Bryn Mawr, it was an interest that emerged organically over time."

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Katelyn Kim '26

Major Moment: Psychology and Linguistics with Katelyn Kim '26

Hometown: New York, NY

"The course description made it sound new and fun, so I thought 'Why not?' and signed up for the class."

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Una Yamamoto Barkadottir '24

Major Moment: Biology with Una Yamamoto Barkardottir '24

Hometown: Reykjavík, Iceland

"College is a time to find your footing, so make use of this privilege and enjoy your time doing so."

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Bookstore Crawl with Tri-Co Philly Program: Sofia Azuara '25

Hometown: Houston, TX

"Tri-Co Philly has provided me with the opportunity to dive deeper into Philadelphia and learn about these amazing, local circles such as its literary scene."

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Sofia Azuara '25 at Club Day

Major Moment: Creative Writing with Sofia Azuara '25

Hometown: Houston, TX

"Trust yourself, you know what you like and what you don’t like. You know what works for you. Whatever you decide on will be worthwhile."

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Sofia Azuara '25

Actualizing Dreams through the BMC Reading Series: Sofia Azuara '25

Hometown: Houston, TX

"Not only is it a wonderful experience for the students to listen to published authors speak, but it's also a step in actualizing our dreams."

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Major Moment: Biochemistry and French with Lia Wong-Fodor '26

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand

"Every course I take continues to confirm my passion for biochemistry and French, offering new opportunities to develop my understanding of each subject from a different perspective."

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Katherine, Madeleine '27, and Tom Carroll at orientation

Finding Her Path: Tom Carroll P'27

Parents to Madeleine Carroll '27

"We’re in that special time when something you committed to is turning out to be far better—richer, deeper—than you imagined."

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Lia Wong-Fodor '26

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand

"Bryn Mawr students are a force to be reckoned with—changemakers may seem like a cliché term, but our students are really driven to create the world they want to see."

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Annalise Ashman

Annalise Ashman '24

Hometown: Tyrone, GA

“I knew that something I wanted in a community was to feel part of something bigger than myself, and that’s here at Bryn Mawr.”

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Maya Hofstetter

Maya Hofstetter '25

Hometown: Takoma Park, MD

"At Bryn Mawr, there’s never a question if a student is capable of something—it’s assumed that they are."

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