Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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Female Political Science and Arabic Double Major C/O 2022

Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2022
High School Experience: Public school in Fairfax County, Virginia with a graduating class of about 500 students. There was a culture of going to college
First-Generation College Student: No
Majors: Political Science and Arabic double major
Minor: None
Extracurricular Activities: I’m in a sorority, I [have a leadership position] in the Arabic Language Club, and I’m in the Coalition for Refugee Resettlement (CRR).

Have any of your extracurricular activities had a particularly big impact on your experience?
CRR is one of my favorite things that I’ve gotten involved in at Tech. We go to Roanoke to tutor and mentor refugees. A lot of people don’t realize that Roanoke [has a large refugee population], so there’s a really large population of people that need English tutoring and stuff like that.

Male Geography Major C/O 2021

  • Male
  • Black
  • Heterosexual
  • Minor in Africana Studies
  • First-Generation College Student
  • Part f the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets
  • Has a leadership role in the Black Organizations Council
  • Went to a public school in Southwestern Virginia with a graduating class of about 400 students

Male Business Management and Public Relations Double Major C/O 2021

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Gay
  • Works with the Virginia Tech Union Spark talent management agency
  • Went to a public school in Virginia Beach, VA with a graduating class of about 500 students

Female Business Information Technology Major C/O 2020

  • Female
  • Southeast Asian
  • Bisexual
  • First-Generation College Student
  • Has a leadership position in the Virginia Tech Union
  • Went to a public school in Northern Virginia with a graduating class of about 300 students

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