What were some of your favorite activities prior to arriving at University of Rochester?
What was your favorite class at your previous college and why?
Honors Psychology of Religion at Monroe Community College; there were only eleven students in the class, all of whom truly wanted to be there. As well, the professor challenged and engaged us, and he had a terrific sense of humor.
What do you think best prepared you for life at University of Rochester?
A strong work ethic and a love of writing.
When you applied for admission, what accomplishments did you hope would be recognized by the Admissions Office?
Getting A’s at Monroe Community College in honors classes while being President of the Psychology Club, a Peer Mentor, and a mom to three small children.
What challenges did you face prior to enrolling at University of Rochester?
See above; my accomplishments and challenges are one in the same!
Why did you choose the University of Rochester?
I was impressed by U of R’s open curriculum and the passion and intellectual curiosity of the students and professors I met when I visited.
What is your favorite –
Thing to do in the city of Rochester?
Swimming with my children at Markus Park and seeing movies at the Little Theatre.
“thing” about University of Rochester?
Bright students and excellent professors.
What unique opportunities have you taken advantage of at UR so far?
I’ve already obtained a job at U of R’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
What are your future plans at UR and beyond?
I’d like to work as a research assistant in a psychology lab at the U of R. Eventually, I want to obtain my PhD in psychology and teach at the post-secondary level.
When you graduate, what will you miss the most about University of Rochester?
The Rush Rhees Library!