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“Not only does Albion provide you with a great education, but you have the opportunity to make lifelong friends and memories. The connections and strong alumni base that you receive here really makes Albion unique.”
In Trevor’s words:
“Everyone has the same goal in mind, and that’s to make Albion College the best place for students to receive an excellent education.”
On choosing Albion College:
“Make sure that you can see yourself calling Albion home. We want you to feel comfortable and excited about the adventure that you’re about to embark on.”
A view from the top. My favorite view on campus is from the top floor of the Kellogg Center, overlooking the quad.
Hidden Talent: He’s been playing hockey since he was three years old.
Hole in One.Trevor dreams of playing golf in Scotland.
Love for Detroit.He will cheer for any Detroit sports teams.
Marcus Gill, ’04
Assistant Director of Admission & Multicultural Coordinator
“I truly believe what makes Albion great are the people. The sense of family, community, and the way we take care of our own is truly special.”
In Marcus’ words:
On making the most of your campus visit:
“During a campus visit, meet as many people and ask as many questions as you can.”
The Albion Team:
“A great team starts with its leadership. I believe we have great leaders here, which makes it easy to be part of such a great team. We have a group of people who love to work with each other, genuinely care about one another, and are always willing to help.”
On choosing Albion:
“If you want a great education, if you’re looking to build lifelong relationships and to be part of a special place, consider Albion College.”
Hoop Dreams: A tangible goal rather than just a dream, he hopes to someday be a Division I Head Men’s Basketball Coach.
Go-To Movie: Coach Carter
His Albion Legacy: Marcus was a point guard on Albion’s 2003 MIAA Championship Basketball team.
Sarah Eggerstedt, ’08
“Are you more comfortable in a small classroom setting? Do you thrive when you are given personal attention? Does getting hands on experience really help you understand concepts? If so, Albion is a great place for you.”
In Sarah’s words:
On the campus environment:
“The sense of community at Albion is unmatched and you can feel it from the moment you step on campus. The learning environment is dynamic and so is your life outside the classroom.”
Best college search tip:
“On campus visits, asking your tour guide about everything they are involved in on campus will help you visualize what your life could be like as a student.”
Being part of Albion:
Students always come first. Everyone is working together to ensure that our Britons have the best four years of their life.
Lifelong Dream: She'd love to learn sign language.
One of her favorite movies: Love Actually Definitely worth watching all year round even though it is set at Christmas time.
She sings in a barbershop quartet.
Director of Admission
“We take great pride in our athletics, and it shows. Coaches at Albion care about the development of their students in and out of the classroom. Our student-athletes are academics, volunteers, and mentors.”
In Mandy’s words:
On career preparation:
“You will get a job! Excellent academic preparation—along with internships, study abroad, mentoring, job shadowing, and research—lay a solid foundation for employment.”
Best college search tip:
“Start early! Don’t wait until the last semester of your senior year. Give yourself plenty of time to visit colleges. We’re here to help, so take advantage of that.”
Favorite admission memory:
“Watching the first class of Albion students I recruited walk across the stage at graduation.”
Favorite Albion moment:
“Watching Michael Thomas hit a game-winning three-pointer to beat John Carroll and send Albion to the 2005 sectional finals.”
Let’s stay together. She has a soft spot for Al Green. She’s also the founder of Soup Sundays, when Albion faculty and staff gather for a weekly meal.
Where you’ll find her on her day off:
Anywhere near the water. (Did we mention the Kalamazoo River winds right through campus?)
Never Misses: The newest theatre production on campus.
One of her favorite things about Albion:
“I love the passion that all people have here for Albion. You can tell that the students, professors and staff members love Albion and truly feel that it’s a great place to be.”
In Molly’s words:
On career preparation:
“Get to know your professors as well as possible and take advantage of any academic opportunities that are available. If a professor invites you to participate in their research, do it! If you can study abroad, do it!”
On campus beauty:
“I love walking around campus and sitting on the quad. It’s a great place to enjoy the fall scenery and take in everything that’s happening.”
On the power of connections:
“Make the most of all that Albion has to offer and build those connections! You never know when you will need them later in life.”
Never Misses: The Big Bang Theory.
Western Roots. Molly is originally from South Dakota.
Bilingual Dreams: She hopes to someday speak German fluently.
On her bucket list: She plans on visiting all seven continents.