University of California, Riverside
BackgroundInterview Date:November 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Southeast Asian
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021 – entered in the Fall of 2018 as a transfer to start his sophomore year
High School Experience: Public school in Los Angeles, CA with about 300 students in the graduating class. There was a culture of going to college.
First-Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Electrical Engineering
Extracurricular Activities: I’m in an engineering fraternity and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience? In what ways?
Definitely joining the fraternity. Since I’m a transfer and started with a blank slate, joining the fraternity helped me feel more at home at Riverside.