People of St. Olaf: Nick Anderson '20



                                                                                                            Photo courtesy of Nick Anderson(pictured above)

Year: Sophomore, Class of 2020


Major: Math (Education)


If you could travel anywhere where would you go?: Germany


Describe your overall experience at St. Olaf: I enjoy the community atmosphere present here. It feels like we are one big family.


Apple cider or hot chocolate?: Apple cider


Pumpkin pie or apple pie?: Pumpkin pie


Are you involved in any clubs at St. Olaf? If so, which ones?: Yes, Norseman Band and Horn Club.


What is your favorite past time activity?: Listening to music or hanging out with friends.


What is some advice you have for college freshman or prospective students?: Don't be afraid to try new things, because the best learning takes place when we are outside our comfort zones.


Favorite class taken at St. Olaf so far: Religion 121, my class studied the Bible through the lens of Judaism and I learned a lot from the course.


What do you look forward to after attaining a college degree?: I look forward to teaching other students about subjects I'm passionate about.


Favorite quote: Expectations are resentments waiting to happen. -Macklemore


Food that you absolutely can’t stand: Olives


Favorite season: Winter


Favorite activity to do with friends: Playing Mario Kart


Favorite throwback memory to high school: Going abroad to Germany.


How has the Hill helped you further a passion in your life?: Being at St. Olaf opened many doors for me to truly find my interests.


Is there anything at St. Olaf that you look forward to pursuing more?: I am looking forward to pursuing more experience and knowledge in the field of education.


How has St. Olaf helped you develop your future plans?: Since I want to become a teacher, St. Olaf not only provides a strong education program, but also interacting with and observing the faculty in all disciplines gives me insight into many effective educational practices which I will be able to apply in my own classroom someday.

                                                                               Photo courtesy of Nick Anderson(pictured above on the left)