BackgroundInterview Date:October 2018
Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: South Asian-American
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Public school in Westchester, NY with a graduating class of about 400 students. It was a privileged area so there was an expectation that everyone would go to college.
First Generation College Student: No
Majors: Environmental Studies and International Relations Double Major
Extracurricular Activities: I’m an intern for the Office of Sustainability, I hold a leadership position in Students for Environmental Action, and I’m part of the Debate Society.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
All of them have. I have found a lot of friends through the activities and a lot of my Colgate experiences has been through the work I’ve done with the Office of Sustainability and the advocacy I’ve done. The debate society has also given me a good group of friends and that is a community on its own.