North Central College - Naperville, IL
Major: 
Pre-Physician Assistant

“I was drawn to North Central for its strong science program, successful cross country and track teams and its location. Ultimately, though, it was the feeling I got when I set foot on campus for a visit. It just felt right. It was the best fit for me.”

In her career pursuit as a physician assistant, Lauren carries dual majors in biology and biochemistry. She balances out the demands of her studies by running for the cross country and track and field teams. “Being a student-athlete, I’m busy practicing and competing. I’ve experienced what it’s like being a collegiate runner and am very lucky to have dedicated coaches and professors who help me reach my goals.”

“Immersing yourself in your studies, being proactive and asking questions help you achieve your goals and do well in your classes.”