Macalester College is a small liberal arts college in St. Paul, Minnesota. There are about 2,000 undergraduate students and it is located just minutes from downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis where there are tons of opportunities to get involved in the local community. A fun fact is that ninety percent of the students at Macalester have been involved in community volunteer work.
Famous "Scots" alumni include Walter Mondale - former U.S. Vice President, Danai Gurira - actress (The Walking Dead), Tim O’brien - novelist, Jessica Blank - actress, and Mary Karr - poet.
Haley is in her Junior year and she is from New Jersey. One quirky fact about Haley..."I like to write sestinas in my free time."
Fun fact about Macalester College: They serenade people with bagpipes on the holidays.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Nelson's, Toasted Almond Fudge.
Where to Grab a Coffee: Caribou Coffee.
Burger Joint and Fries: My Burger.
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot: The Tavern Grille.
Vegetarian Hot Spot: J Selby's.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Hi-Lo Diner, the Fodero Breakfast.
Breakfast Spot with a Friend or Date: The Neighborhood Café.
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend: The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Where to Stay: The W Hotel (their weekday reservations often have really good prices!).