Christine Benedict '99

Profession: Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Edgewood College

Lawrence Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Biology & French

How did your Lawrence experience prepare you for your current profession?: Lawrence prepared me to be an excellent communicator.  It prepared me to relate well to people from all backgrounds with varied interests.  It prepared me to become a life-long learner.

What is one piece of advice for prospective students about their time at Lawrence that is important for their lives after Lawrence?: Study abroad. In addition to preparing you for the unexpected (which is what happens all the time professionally), it’s not likely that you’ll find yourself in a job that you can leave for months at time to travel to new places.

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