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Christine McCracken

Christine McCracken

Hometown: Idaho Falls, Idaho

High School: Bonneville High School

Class Year: Junior

Major: Physics

Interests/Hobbies: Shopping, working out, student involvement

Career goal: I want to get a master's degree and a Ph.D. It's always been a dream of mine to go to graduate school and have people call me "doctor." I want to educate the next generation, and I want to inspire other girls. I want to show women, 'yeah, I have a doctorate in physics, but I'm a chick and I'm fun.'

Why ISU? I started in Utah, and I didn't like it there. ISU was close to home. I went in during the middle of the year to see what they had to offer. I got a huge welcome reception from the advisor. She saw my transcript, got me a scholarship and got me started. It was perfect for me.

ISU Experience: I've absolutely loved my ISU experience. It's almost like a family (at ISU-Idaho Falls). ISU has defined me. The people I know now are the people I would like to know forever. The professors are absolutely amazing.

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