• Malvern Madondo

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Malvern's Bio:
    I have heard that the average human being uses 10% of their brain's potential. Whether that's true or not, this blog is a mirror of at least part of my brain's functionality and activity. It is an outlet through which I share my experiences and escapades here at CSS. I hope that in between the mixed metaphors and rambling in my posts, you find something valuable. I have an overwhelming interest learning new things and expanding my horizons (which is why I am here). Wait, I just lost my train of thought... Welcome to my 'Pensieve' ~ thinking out loud..

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

  • Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

    Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Laura Salazar

    Bogot√°, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

  • Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

Veni, vidi, vici.

This is Latin for:

“I came, I saw, I conquered.”

These famous words, according to Plutarch,¬† are attributed to Julius Caesar’s summary of his swift victory at Zela, in 47 B.C., over King Pharnaces of Pontus in the Pontic campaign. I recently spoke to a few students who graduated from The College of St. Scholastica about their time at CSS and what they hope to do after graduation. It was really interesting to learn from and about their experiences and it was amazing just how much of a difference time at CSS has on someone’s life.

Most of the students I talked to were international students such as Fitsum, Isaac, Chazo, Zhara, to mention but a few. They all appreciate the advantages that come with the relatively small class sizes at CSS which often helps to give students more time towel together or network with professors or TAs. I got lot of advice on making the most out of college and I was so motivated by their accomplishments and the wisdom they were imparting on me.

As a freshman myself, I am glad to have brushed shoulders with many seniors. The few I have grown to known over the past 9 months or so I have been at CSS have played an influential role in making my first year in college fruitful and enjoyable. So I encourage you, dear reader, to network as much as you can for it will change your life, somehow.

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