BackgroundInterview Date:May 2019
Gender Identity: Female
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2020
High School Experience: Public high school in Long Island, NY with a graduating class of about 400 students. There was a culture of going to college but mostly going to SUNY or CUNY schools because that’s what most people could afford.
First Generation College Student: No
Major: Elementary Education
Extracurricular Activities: I’m part of the Ladies of the Quad Social Club, I’m in the National Society of the Collegiate Scholars, I used to be a community member of the NAACP Howard chapter, and I am in the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
In a majority of my extracurriculars I have taken leadership roles, so it helped me become independent, learn how to network with people, and the importance of fostering genuine relationships for the benefit of myself and also to leave a lasting legacy in the organization.