Anna chose Iowa because she was looking for a school that would allow her to excel as a student while having experiences outside of the classroom.
Anna's favorite memory as a Hawkeye was running the Chicago Marathon. Although this event took place outside of the Iowa City Areas, there were so many Hawkeyes in the crown it made the experience so exciting. Mile after mile she constantly saw a Hawkeye shirt or hat and that gave her the support and encouragement she need to finish the race. No matter where you go, the Hawkeye family is everywhere.
Anna wants to emphasize to prospective students that learning goes beyond the classroom here at the University of Iowa. Personally for her, getting involved in the community has made her experience so much more meaningful and has given her so many additional skills that she will be able to take into her future career.