Galilea Flores ’21
Why did you choose Carthage?
“It was very close to home and they had the majors/minors that I was really interested in.”
Did you always plan to come to Carthage?
“For the most part, yes. My high school came and visited when I was a junior or senior and I fell in love with the school.”
Why should other Kenosha residents consider Carthage?
“It has a lot to offer. The classes are small so you can form professional connections with professors and peers, and they’re always willing to help.”
What is your favorite part about being so close to home?
“I can easily go home, take a nap, eat, or do my homework in between classes since I live so close.”
What is the biggest surprise you’ve experienced as a Kenoshan at Carthage?
“It’s not really a surprise since I expected it, but how many people I’ve seen from my old high schools or middle schools who actually go here.”
Advice to potential Kenosha residents coming to Carthage?
“Don’t be intimidated by the size of the school and the amount of people who go here. You’ll find your crowd and make meaningful friendships along the way.”
Many Kenosha students worry about coming to Carthage because they want to feel like they’re living away from home. What would you say to them?
“Don’t choose Carthage if all you want to do is leave home. Choose it because it actually has what you want to study and it will provide a quality education for you.”
Do you feel that you are getting the full college experience?
“At first I was convinced I’d go my four years without experiencing the ‘full college experience’ since all I did was study and work, but now that I joined a sorority I’m able to create memories with other women who inspire and uplift me every day. Commuting is hard, but it doesn’t inhibit my college experience now that I’ve put myself out there and made more friends and more connections.”
Favorite spot in Kenosha?
“Mike’s Chicken and Doughnuts.”