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What is your name and graduation year?
Mak Hatcliff, 2025
What is your major or degree program?
Health Sciences with an emphasis in pre-med
What do you hope to do after completing your degree?
Continue on to med school.
How is Doane preparing you to reach your goals?
Doane presents me with lots of challenging opportunities that are helping prepare me to reach my goals.
Who has been a major influence for you during your education at Doane? How have they helped you?
I would say all of my professors have had a major influence on my education, knowing that hard work can lead to success is very motivating.
What is something you're proud of accomplishing or achieving while at Doane?
Something I am proud of achieving while at Doane is being part of the women's basketball team and breaking records.
What advice would you give to an incoming student?
It's a big transition coming to college, so I would say to keep your head up, work hard and don't get discouraged.
What's something you like about yourself that other people may not know?
I would say that I like how I welcome everybody with open arms and welcoming words.
What is something you've really enjoyed about your time at Doane?
I have really enjoyed being part of the women's basketball team.