Quo Vadis Student Feedback

Feedback from Participants in the 2013 Quo Vadis Sophomore Retreat 

“I took away motivation, confidence, relief, reassurance, new friends and role models and new resources.”

“[This retreat] expanded my thoughts about possibilities after graduation.”

“ [The retreat] made me realize that I am doing what I want to be doing but now I know why I’m doing it”

“…I will take away the simple message that IT’S OKAY. It’s okay not to be perfect, and it’s okay if you need to change something to make yourself happy”

“…I strengthened relationships with classmates and friends as well as met new people, helping me to feel even more connected to the St. Olaf community”

“…lessons and perspectives about myself, confidence in myself, a sense of calm and comfort, deepened friendships, a fresh breath of myself and nature, a new perspective on life and how I can build and support interactions with others”

“I will take self-discovery and reflection with me, especially when I am having an academic low-point…”

“Aligning my values and goals with what I want to get out of St. Olaf—my major is not the end-all-be-all…”

“A stronger sense of self and confidence in the uncertainty of the future…”