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Kristiani "Zippy" Groeling's Testimonial

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How do you get kids to want to go to college? Miss Judy's NIU Camp!

As a student, I was a superstar. As a socialite, I was a bench-warmer's replacement. My freshman year, I had no friends. By the end of the year, I'd made a few friends, but nothing great. My friend Katie and I signed up for a summer camp a year ago, and ever since, my life has been so much better. Not only did I learn tons of new things, I'd learned to make friends. There are so many great different people, and I love each and every one of them. The counselors, the instructors, the campers, all of them. I learned to be a leader, be a person, be semi-regular. Camp taught me how it was going to be in college. You can't be a hermit, you have to go out and get what's in front of you. This camp did that for me. For us. All of us.