Week 3 Part II: Why I Chose My School
Learn about the importance of selecting a university that REPRESENTS YOU.
- 10 minutes of introductions
- 30 minutes of discussion over narrowing down your list, and finding the perfect school
- 20 minute Q&A with Fiveable College Students
Meet the hosts - Week 3
Darshana is a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill double majoring in Psychology & Information Science with a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction. She is pursuing a career in Product/UX Design and is currently one of the design interns at Fiveable!
Lani is a rising sophomore at Luther College, studying Music (with an emphasis in Cello Performance) as well as working towards a double minor in Spanish and Linguistics. When she’s not practicing, she loves to read, write, and spend time with her friends.
Brandon is a rising sophomore at Georgetown University, with an intended major of International Political Economy. Originally from Spring, Texas, he is interested in pursuing a career in politics or international relations and enjoys working out or scrolling through TikTok in his free time.
Abby is an incoming freshman at the University of Michigan, studying business administration and design. Outside of school, she enjoys mentoring kids in STEM, attending hackathons, and trying new ice cream flavors. Her career goal is to design technology for social good, particularly in the field of educational equity.
Tina Chingaya is the Executive Assistant to the CXO and is currently studying at the University of Texas at Dallas. He loves engaging with other students about the future of education and the role Fiveable and others are in to change it! One of Tina's life goals is to start a non-profit to help democratize education worldwide for kids in need.
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Additional event happening this week!
Getting Involved: The Benefits of Joining a Club or Organization in College
Wed, July 28th @ 4:00pm CST
Are you in a club right now in high school? Do you want to continue this club during your college experience? You came to the right place! Colleges have an array of different clubs and organizations that pertain to student interests from academics, culture, faith-based, honors/achievement, sports, and more!
Come learn more about how you can get involved in college at this free college Discord event in the Discord Stage: Getting Involved: The Benefits of Joining a Club or Organization in College!
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