Laura De Boer
Campus Visit Coordinator
Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa (Cedar Falls High School)
College: Northwestern College (B.A. in sociology)
Co-curricular activities in college: The Beacon student newspaper, intramurals, Women’s Choir, Spring Service Projects, Sigma Tau
Hobbies: Cooking and baking, watching my kids’ activities, reading, spending time with family and friends
Favorite place to visit: Anywhere warm, especially if it has a beach
Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption
Book I’m reading now: A series by William Kent Krueger and The Will of God as a Way of Life, by Jerry Sittser
Interesting or little-known fact about me: I always said I’d never marry a farmer, but my married name actually means "the farmer" in Dutch!
Given the choice, I’ll always order … Beef Chilaquiles at The Cafe in Ames, Iowa.
Favorite thing about Northwestern: The community
College search advice: Campus visits are essential! Knowledge about colleges and their programs is necessary, but don’t discount how much you'll gain from experiencing the atmosphere and people on campus.