Student Voices Stories

Adalia Rodriguez at the Grand Canyon

Major Moment: Geology with Adalia Rodriguez '24

Hometown: Boston, MA

While we can sit and spend hours on these topics in the classroom, nothing can top being out in the field and seeing how geology from millions to billions of years ago is represented in the modern world.

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Isabelle Stid, Helen Ehrlich, and Lia Wong-Fodor walking past Carpenter Library

Major Moment: History with Helen Ehrlich '24

Hometown: Reston, VA

Even if you think you know exactly what you want to do in the future, be open to a variety of different paths.

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Caroline Robertson '24 and Ellie Schumacher '24 making a heart during the Track and Field media day shoot

From Recruit to Student Athlete: Caroline Robertson '24

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

On the second day of my visit, I remember huffing and puffing up the steps from the gym and happily thinking “I can see myself doing this for the next four years.

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Helen Christ and her friend on the first day of school

Why I Chose Bryn Mawr: Helen Christ '24

Hometown: Bloomington, IN

To make my final decision, I ended up talking to current students about their experiences, and their honesty and enthusiasm about Bryn Mawr made me excited to become a student here.

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Lakshmi Natesan '25 posing in front of a floral mural by Mural Arts Philadelphia

Summer Stories: Lakshmi Natesan '25

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Art is one of my passions, as is art education, and Bryn Mawr helped me with the first step in that career.

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Table full of collage materials (magazine cutouts, pens, glue, etc.)

Summer Stories: Celeste Bloom '24

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

What’s special about this fellowship is that I got to create it and there is a large focus on Bryn Mawr’s history, specifically on students of color, diversity, and how that’s looked throughout time.

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Annalise Ashman '24 poses during a studio visit

Summer Stories: Annalise Ashman '24

Hometown: Tyrone, GA

The History of Art department at Bryn Mawr has continuously provided me with the invaluable art historical knowledge to be able to pursue this opportunity, and others like it, with confidence.

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Emma Gross '25 poses in front of a "celebrating survivors" poster

Summer Stories: Emma Gross '25

Hometown: Ottsville, PA

Bryn Mawr has taught me not just information in my classes, but also how to talk about it and apply what I’m learning outside the classroom.

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Jade Poli '25 rehearsing with other interns before their performance at the festival

Summer Stories: Jade Poli '25

Hometown: Maplewood, NJ

My undergraduate career at Bryn Mawr has made me more independent and more confident to feel like I know what I’m doing.

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Green lantern with owl design

New Year, New Perspectives: Helen Christ '24

Hometown: Bloomington, IN

Don’t forget that Bryn Mawr is located in a unique place where you can explore new things and widen your horizons in ways you may not expect.

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