BackgroundInterview Date:March 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Private high school in Baltimore, MD with a graduating class of about 110 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First Generation College Student: No
Major: Computer Science
Extracurricular Activities: I’m doing research with a finance professor and I’m working on an iOS app outside of school.
How easy was it to get involved in research?
It was pretty easy. It’s through this program Yale has with the Economics Department called [Herb Scarf Summer Research]. Every summer you can apply for it and look at the projects professors are doing. You find which one interests you and apply directly to those professors. [After that, you’ll get] an email and an interview. I was hired for last summer and continued during the school year.