Allison O’Rourke  '17

Hometown: Peosta, Iowa
Major: Accounting and Business Administration

What activities are you involved in?
Student Senate, writing for The Cosmos and Psychology Club.

Why did you decide to attend Coe?
It's a small school in a big city and everyone was so sweet when I visited.

What is the best part of being a Kohawk?
Everyone can be involved in so many activities and I have met so many people.

What do you remember most from your first year?
So far, my first college test, it was not as bad as I expected.

Describe your favorite interaction with a professor.
My accounting professor tells a story about one of his summer vacations at the end of every class.

What advice would you give to a prospective student considering Coe?
Get involved! Go to the initial meetings for organizations you might want to join so you can choose what you are really interested in.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Homework and hanging out in my friends' rooms.

What was the best part of being a first-year student?
It was my first chance to get away from home and experience life on my own. I've been doing well so far!

How would your friends describe your personality?
Outgoing, smart, a leader, strong-willed and motivated.

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