University of Miami Student Panel

Recorded Tuesday, September 22 at 09:00 PM

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School information

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

Ask current University of Miami students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Suraya, Mahogany, Laurel, Jennifer, Sophia

Suraya is a junior from London, England in the School of Arts and Sciences. She is pursuing two Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Criminology and two minors in Human and Social Development and Social sciences in Medicine. She works in the Career Center as a peer advisor to be a resource for students with their careers and professional documents. Outside of school, she enjoys dancing, spending time with family and friends and traveling to different states and countries!

Mahogany is a junior from Boston, Massachusetts in the Nursing and Health Studies College majoring in Public Health at the University of Miami. While she is a full time student, Mahogany has participated as a member of the Cheerleading team, she is a Resident Assistant, and volunteers at the University of Miami medical school. She enjoys dancing where she is able to participate through a student organization on campus.

Laurel is a Junior from the University of Miami in the College of Engineering. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science is Environmental Engineering with a second major in Classical Civilizations. Laurel is an active member in the Chi Omega Sorority serving as the Director of Social Events and the Director of Career and Personal Development, the UMiami TEDx Production Committee, President of the UMiami Sugarcanes Bat & Ball Girls, Peer Advisor at the on campus Toppel Career Center. Outside of school she enjoys spending time going to the beach with friends, road trips & lake days.

Jenny is a Junior from Massachusetts, currently studying at the University of Miami. She is a pre-med student working towards a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, with minors in chemistry, art, and public health. She is a wellness chair for Phi Delta Epsilon medical fraternity, a counselor with Camp Kesem, and a member of UM's homecoming executive committee. Outside of school, she enjoys traveling, music, and exploring new places and activities.

Sophia is a senior from Honolulu, Hawaii in the School of Communication. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s in public relations with a minor in marketing. Sophia is an active member of the START program, a nonprofit that serves the West Coconut Grove youth community. Outside of school, she enjoys serving at VOUS Church, going to the beach, and spending time outdoors with her friends.

School information

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL
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Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

Major: English and Women’s Studies

Work Experience: I'm passionate about merging storytelling, psychology, and spirituality to co-create experiences that transform people. In addition to advising students with CollegeVine, I work as a life coach and freelance writer.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
25:46@anonymous:What's the diversity like? Are there enough resources for Black students? Does it feel like you're the only Black student in your classes? Is there a strong community?
31:06@anonymous:Are all of you in pre-med program? How well is the pre-med program? Is UM GPA inflation or deflation school?
32:55@anonymous:Suraya, your field of study is very interesting to me. What are you hoping to do as a career?
36:57@anonymous:How was the dorming experience at UMiami? Did you get to pick your roomate(s) and what are your suggestions for moving out of state?
40:16@Tanice:Does UM have a intership program
43:02@anonymous:Most of you are Out-of-State students. Suraya is from London. How do you afford as an international student/Out-of-State student ?


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