Organ Donation: Would you consider it?

After my Chancellor's Scholarship interview at the University of Pittsburgh (this interview took place right after my two interviews at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for its 8-year BA/MD program), the dean of the Honors College presented a book to me titled "Many Sleepless Nights: The World of Organ Transplantation."  This book had … Continue reading Organ Donation: Would you consider it?

The Baker Institute’s 20th Anniversary Gala

Through my internship at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, I am able to participate in countless opportunities such as the Baker Institute's 20th Anniversary Gala that occurred on November 8th. This event was attended by both Presidents H.W. and G.W. Bush as well as Secretary of State James Baker and Ambassador Djerejian. I had … Continue reading The Baker Institute’s 20th Anniversary Gala

Thoughts on the Night Before Move-In

I'm writing this post from my hotel room in Houston.  Move-in time tomorrow is 8:15 am (yes, very early...especially with the two hour time difference).  Before I will get very busy with orientation-related matters (will keep you updated with these), I thought I would jot down a few notes of reflection and gratitude. High school … Continue reading Thoughts on the Night Before Move-In