University of California at Berkeley
BackgroundInterview Date:March 2019
Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Southeast Asian
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Public charter school in Orange County, CA with a graduating class of about 300 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extracurricular Activities: I’m doing research on campus and I’m part of one of the engineering fraternities at school.
Have any of your extracurricular activities had a particularly big impact on your experience?
My engineering fraternity has both professionally and socially. They host a lot of events and it’s where I’ve made a lot of my friends.
How easy was it to get involved in your research on campus?
I actually got my research position because somebody in my engineering fraternity used to have the same position and they referred me. That worked out really easily.