Meet undergrads who thought they knew what they wanted to do with their lives—until they found an unexpected passion.

Narrative slideshows by Bruce Wallace, photography by Bill Cardoni

Alae Kawam

was swept away by the beauty of a scientific theory

Gus Baxter

took a course on a whim and found his ultimate passion

Rebecca Ruppert

had a surprising epiphany and changed her major that very day

Diana Ortiz

chose to study art at Drew because she craved freedom

Kiah Edmondson

revisited his worldview, inspired by a pivotal professor

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