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Name: Lauren Key

Hometown: Robbins, NC

Major: Political Science, History and English minors

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C-STEP has been absolutely everything to me. My closest friends come from that group of people, and they are by far some of the most astounding people I have met.

I have never felt like I have belonged anywhere as much as I have here.

I love the Old Well. It’s so cliche, but it’s absolutely worth standing in line on the first day of class for a sip of water. Legend has it that if you drink from the Well on your first day of class, you’ll make all A’s.

The Union is my favorite place to study. It’s right next to Alpine Bagel, which has the best coffee on campus.

Carlynn Ferguson loves physics, rugby, and taking cheesy photos.

Roommate Cayce Caruso is a huge Eagles football fan and makes a great tortellini pasta dish.

Christopher Gremillion came to Carolina from Craven Community College to pursue a biology degree — and a better life for his family.

Met Devon Witek in an accounting and math class. Survived exams with the best study buddy ever.

Josiah Graham has been there every step of the way, from Sandhills Community College to the first day of class at Carolina.

Sage Stahmer, president of the UNC Sailing Club and a native of San Diego, is the go-to person if you want to hang at Jordan Lake.

Journalism student Sarah Butler not only writes for the Daily Tar Heel, she also blogs about transferring to Carolina.

Connected with fellow transfer student Sarah Leck over a pizza lunch and became immediate friends.

Fellow Sandhills C-STEP student Zach Erickson studies sociology at UNC and is, hands down, one of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet.

Personal trainer and C-STEP student Zamir Brown has a huge personality and love of exercise.

Dale Hamilton is pursuing his doctorate in Physical Therapy, and also knows random trivia, like the best way to navigate Dulles Airport in Dallas.

Roommate Kayla Glenn is the expert on fashion, dancing, and studying at Davis Library.

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