University of Michigan
BackgroundInterview Date:Fall 2018
Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: South Asian
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Public school in Detroit, MI with a graduating class of about 550 students. The staff embedded going to college into the curriculum, but I don’t think some of the students accepted it.
First Generation College Student: Yes
Extracurricular Activities: I’m in PILOT, which caters towards first-generation students and is intended to develop leadership skills. I’m in the Bangladeshi Students’ Association. I’m part of Preparation Initiative which is a way to help students transfer into the Ross School of Business.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
I feel that PILOT has had the biggest impact on me. It allowed me to gain more leadership skills and network more on campus with the faculty and administration.