How did you get to Mac? We’d love to hear from you. Feel free to answer one or all of the questions.

  1. Share your arrival story.
  2. Why did you choose Mac?
  3. How did you arrive at Mac? Driven by your parents? On your own, on a bus, a plane, a train? Did you commute from across town
  4. What was your first impression of the campus? Do you remember Freshman Orientation? Did you read Demien and Report to Greco
  5. Who were your first friends? What were your first classes?

If you would like to include a photo with your submission, please email the files with a description and/or the names of those pictured to Joel Stegner at

Responses received will be posted below.


Looking forward learning more about your journey to Macalester.

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