BackgroundInterview Date:April 2019
Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Southeast Asian/Filipino
Graduation Year: 2020
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
High School Experience: Private international school in Manila, Philippines with a graduating class of about 70 students. The school had the IB program. There was a culture of going to college in the U.S., U.K., and Australia.
First-Generation College Student: No
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extracurricular Activities: I’m in 180 Degrees Consulting, I’m in Women in Engineering, and a sorority.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
I get a lot of my social life from my sorority. It also takes up a lot of my time because I’m in a lot of roles within that sorority. It also helps me interact with people outside of Columbia, like people at NYU, as well.