Student Spotlights

Salem Today for your Best Life Tomorrow

Salem Students succeed at phenomenal rates! Why? Let them tell you! 

My research experience at Salem made me a strong candidate for medical school. Salem incorporates research into all its science classes, which teaches us how to address problems and seek solutions. As I meet more people in the field, I see how unusual my experience was, especially compared to other programs.”–Nicole Keyser ‘18, Wake Forest University Medical School student 

“I attribute almost all my success to Salem. The support there is layers deep.“–Britani Peterson ‘18, Pennsylvania State University School of Law student

Outstanding Graduate School Acceptance! 

  • 100% Acceptance in Law School
  • 90% Acceptance in Medical/Dental School & health-related graduate programs

“Salem prepares you for a world of possibilities. At every turn, Salem pushed me to explore and capitalize on my education. Today, I live in Rwanda and work for a social entrepreneurship organization that helps farmers in East Africa grow their way out of poverty.”–Sarah Hylden ‘07, Global Supply Chain Director, One Acre Fund

The professors are one of the best things about Salem! They are incredinly knowledgeable and supportive, while also holding us to high standards. My first years in the profession were smooth and successful becauase of what I learned from the Salem faculty.”–Laura Williams ‘14, M.Ed. ‘19, 4th Grade Teacher, Walnut Cove Elementary. 

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Today, I host a nationally-syndicated TV show. Everything I learned at Salem has proven valuable to...
Today, I travel the world helping governments form policies to leverage mobile technologies to...
Merritt Enright in front of NBC News in NY
“Today I completed my 4th internship at NBC News in New York City. I am
As soon as I stepped on campus I knew I could be myself here. It was magical. I told my mother. 'It...
photo of Sarah Hylden in front of stack of sacks of food
Salem prepares you for a world of possibilities. At every turn, Salem pushed me to explore and...
Utang Enyenihi
"Salem is the perfect fit: both a sisterhood and an intellectual haven." "When I was a senior in...
Purva Trivedi
Salem’s small class sizes have given the chance for me to really get to know my professors and for...
Anna Zhang
Without Salem's guidance, I would not have grown nearly as much as a person, nor as a student....
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Honestly, it wasn't until I studied abroad and had to be away from Salem that I realized how...
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"I look forward to the challenges of teaching with hopeful optimism, a willingness to work hard on...

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