Sophia Lauber | November 19, 2020
What’s senior Liam Karr’s secret to juggling three majors, writing a thesis, and still finding time to practice and perform with the Notre Dame Glee Club?
A little time management and a lot of love for what he does.
“I just totally do the whole ‘study what you love’ thing, and don’t really care if my schedule looks a little busy,” he said. “Because if I’m enjoying what I’m doing, then it doesn’t feel that hard.”
A self-described “history nerd” with an interest in politics, Karr quickly discovered how much natural overlap there is between his first two majors. Deciding to pursue a third major was more of an unexpected development.
Having studied Spanish in high school, Karr wanted to branch out and explore something new in order to fulfill the Arts & Letters foreign language requirement. Arabic, he decided, would complement his history and political science majors and help him better understand a region that is crucial to U.S. foreign policy.
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