Intercultural Relations

Serenah Quiroga

Area(s) of Study

Neuroscience & Psychology double major

Hometown

Des Plaines, IL

Co-curricular

Women’s Soccer Team, Dance Team, SPB

Why did you choose Lake Forest College?

I chose Lake Forest because of the welcoming atmosphere and community.

What do you advocate for?

Black lives matter, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and inclusivity, acceptance, and equity for all

Why did you decide to be a First Connection Mentor?

I was a mentee and truly felt that the program made the transition to college much easier.
The community of people were so welcoming and I met so many people from all over the world.

Advice for incoming students

Get involved and don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone! The transition can be nerve racking but find your people and everything will fall in place. Remember, everyone is feeling the same way as you.