Amanda Shoemaker ‘21

Major: Marketing with an LSM in Media, Arts, and Society; Double-Minor in Law and Politics

Class: 2021

Hometown: Carlisle, PA

Her Campus Bentley: What are you involved in on campus?

Amanda Shoemaker: I’m a part of the Swim team, the Debate Club, Her Campus, and RHA, for which I’m the President of the Slade Hall Council.

HCB: If you had to pick, which would you say is your favorite of those and why?

AS: I would have to say swimming; I’ve been swimming since I was 6 years old!

HCB: What events do you swim for the team?

AS: Distance freestyle—the 500 yard, 1,000 yard, and mile.

 

HCB: Being involved in so many amazing endeavors on campus, how do you stay on-track and organized with everything?

AS: It takes very good time management skills (check out my article!) and an emphasis on efficiency. Sometimes it comes at the cost of my social life—so prioritization is key.

HCB: Do you have any advice for someone in a similar position?

AS: Only do what you enjoy—if you find that you’re not enjoying any of the activities that you’re a part of, consider cutting back on your schedule. If you do want to continue with it all, stay organized and make sure you know when you have what.

 

HCB: What are some other things that you like to do for fun?

AS: I love reading, oil painting, and drawing.

HCB: Favorite book?

AS: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. It provides a philosophical support of capitalism.

HCB: Do you ever have time to relax and watch Netflix?

AS: What’s Netflix?

 

HCB: Favorite spot on campus?

AS: The Honors Lounge—it’s quiet and peaceful.

HCB: Do you have any summer plans yet?

AS: I’ll be working for the Ocean City Beach Patrol in Ocean City, Maryland.

HCB: Where do you see yourself in ten years?

AS: Marketing for a large company—hopefully producing their commercials—and potentially getting into the political arena.

(Editor’s Note: she’s on track for world domination circa 2028)