University of Chicago
BackgroundInterview Date:November 2018
Gender Identity: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Private school in Los Angeles, CA with a graduating class of about 300 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First Generation College Student: No
Majors: Psychology and Comparative Human Development
Extracurricular Activities: I do ceramics at the Art Center in Hyde Park, and I’m part of the Peer Health Exchange.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience? In what ways?
Definitely the Peer Health Exchange. It’s given me the opportunity to connect with the South Side of Chicago differently. You’re often in a bubble at UChicago, so being able to connect with actual high school students in the Chicago public school district is cool.