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What Students Say About CLC

Read our student blogs for first-hand insights about what it’s like to be a student at the College of Lake County.

What is it like to attend the College of Lake County? The best way to know is through what our students and graduates say. Read the first-hand accounts of students of different ages and backgrounds.

Alexa Laird, 2014 graduate, transferring to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Aaron Spivey, majoring in biology and secondary education; men’s cross country team member

Bridget Bell, 2008 graduate, went on to earn M.A. at De Paul University

Cindy Osorio, international student

Fanni Lakatos, transferring to Purdue University, to study biochemistry

Hannah Woods, 2013 graduate, transferred to Purdue University to study chemical engineering

Itzel Hernandez, transferring to National Louis University in 2014

Jessica Atchison, 2013 graduate; English major at Lake Forest College

Joanne Gerlach, returning adult student in horticulture

Kedric Mabon, earned GED in 2008, now working on an A.A. in music

Keith Berman, 2013 graduate, transferred to the University of Illinois to major in psychology

Kendall Welton, 2014 graduate, transferring to Concordia University in Wisconsin to major in nursing

Lydia Wells, 2013 graduate; transferred to Lake Forest College; future English teacher

Madalina Roscan-Guzman, mother of four; 2013 CLC graduate who transferred to Lake Forest College

Marcelo Vega, 2014 graduate, A.A. psychology, certificate in wellness coaching

Mary Tsakadze, Student Ambassador; member of women’s tennis team

Melissa Mara, current student who participated in overseas study trip to Peru

Rose Anne DeLeon, 2007 graduate; earned bachelor’s degree in communication from Northeastern Illinois University; now a copy editor

Sally E. Fleissner, 2013 graduate, now a paralegal

Sara Obenchain, 2012 graduate, transferred to Northern Illinois University to major in business

Shahram Raoff, transferred to the University of Illinois-Chicago to major in biology; accepted in dental school at the University of Pennsylvania

Stephen Cartwright, 2011 graduate, transferred to Trinity University; now in first year of graduate divinity program