Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
BackgroundInterview Date:May 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2023 – I’m in a five-year program
High School Experience: Public school in Poughkeepsie, NY with a graduating class of about 125 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First-Generation College Student: No
Minors: Civil Engineering and Architectural Acoustics double minor
Extracurricular Activities: I am part of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS).
Have any of your extracurricular activities had a particularly big impact on your experience?
NOMAS has helped me gain access to a lot of upperclassmen I otherwise wouldn’t have been able to meet. I got a lot of help and guidance from the upperclassmen as well as connections to students who graduated.