Emily Benitez ?21

    Emily Benitez

    Class Year: ’21

    Majors: Neuroscience

    Current Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.

    Job: 

    Graduate student, Doctor of Physical Therapy

    “Tackle the challenging courses with confidence! Everything works out in the end, and your hard work will be very worth it.”

    Melissa Idzik

    Melissa Idzik

    Class Year: ’17

    Majors: Psychological Science and Neuroscience

    Current Hometown: Arlington Heights, Ill.

    Job: 

    Medical Student at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University

    “My relationships with my professors helped me succeed because I received encouragement and constructive feedback, and always felt comfortable to ask for advice and opinions regarding my chosen path and goals. Through these relationships, I was also able to find job opportunities and I have enjoyed keeping in touch with such bright and kind role models.”

    Faelan O?Shaughnessy ?21

    Faelan O’Shaughnessy

    Class Year: ’21

    Majors: Neuroscience

    Current Hometown: Crystal Lake, Ill.

    Job: 

    Graduate student, occupational therapy

    “I was able to academically thrive and push myself to get accepted and attend my top choice grad school because of what I was able to accomplish while at Carthage.”

    Elizabeth Wenzel

    Elizabeth Wenzel

    Class Year: ’18

    Majors: Psychological Science and Neuroscience

    Current Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

    Job: 

    Graduate Student at University of Illinois-Chicago Behavioral Neuroscience Doctoral Program

    “Carthage is a place where you can tell that the faculty members really care about their students and about preparing their students for what comes after Carthage.”