What I Get

The professors try to open every door they can to students willing to think about things and put themselves out there. — Ryan Merola, Political Science and Philosophy of Law Harry S. Truman Scholar

Not only is the campus filled with students from all over the world, Brooklyn College makes a very concerted effort to send our students abroad. — Robert Jones, Jr., Creative Writing

I’ve had professors give me opportunities just by seeking me out and telling me, "This is what you can do and this is where you can go." — Yelena Bromberg, English and Psychology

It’s kind of like our own United Nations. — Tracyann Baker, Business, Management and Finance

Meeting Robert Scott [Honors Academy adviser], I realized I have other opportunities. Now I’m thinking about law school, about going for a Ph.D.; that’s just a fabulous thing, to have someone who gives you the guidance you need as a college student. — Simeon Iheagwam, Business, Management and Finance

The generosity of the Brooklyn College Foundation is one of the reasons that our faculty continues to excel in so many fields. — Edwin Burrows, Distinguished Professor of History