BackgroundInterview Date:June 2017
Gender Identity: Male
Race/Ethnicity: South Asian
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2018. I’m doing a 5-year program with 3 co-ops. You can do either a 5-year program with 3 co-ops or a 4-year program with 2 co-ops which is a growing trend.
High School Experience: Private high school in Baltimore, MD with a graduating class of about 100 students. There was a culture of going to college.
Major: Business, if you’re a Business major you concentrate, so I have a dual concentration with Finance and Management
Minor: International Relations
Extracurricular Activities: I’m involved in UTSAV, which is a South Asian community organization that holds all kinds of activities. I’m also a resident advisor.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
UTSAV helped me build a network of friends with a group I wouldn’t have otherwise been able to connect with. Being an RA helped shape my personality. It forced me to be a more social and personable person. You have to have interactions with all the residents on your floor.