Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
BackgroundInterview Date:April 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2020
High School Experience: Public school in New York City with a graduating class of about 250 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First Generation College Student: Yes
Majors: Information Technology and Science and Technology Studies double major
Extracurricular Activities: I’m in a fraternity, I’m on the IFC Student Government, and I work for the student newspaper.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
My fraternity was definitely the biggest impact on my experience here. It was what got me to want to be involved in student government and some philanthropy and community service events on campus. It also made me want to get involved in the student newspaper so I could report on things going on on-campus. Also, it’s been a great support network.