Ohio State University Student Panel

Recorded Thursday, September 24 at 10:00 PM

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Ohio State University | OSU

Columbus, OH

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

🎙 Guest Moderator: Charlie Runyan

Meet the panelists: Nikhil, Durya, and Philip

Nikhil is a junior from Brookfield, WI studying Biomedical Science. His goal is to attend medical school, and is also interested in MD/MBA combined programs. Nikhil conducts undergraduate research in a dietary oncology lab, participates in a business consulting program, and started a non-profit tutoring organization in his hometown of Milwaukee. Outside of school, he enjoys playing basketball, photography, and thrift shopping.

Durya is a 3rd year studying a dual degree in biological sciences and public affairs with a minor in pharmaceutical sciences. She will receive an MD/MBA degree after graduation to pursue a critical care specialty before working in hospital administration. Durya recognizes the need for healthcare globally and intends to utilize her dual degree to make political policy efforts through activism, lobbying, and governmental involvement to improve the quality of care for patients in the United States and beyond. Her dream job would be to work with Doctors without Borders as an Intensivist, while also planning on running for a public servant political office to voice the problems and opinions of the greater public. In her free time, Durya enjoys spending time with her family, organizing social justice movements, teaching Tae Kwon doe, doing parkour, and traveling the country to speak.

Philip is a senior from Solon, Ohio, a suburb on the East side of Cleveland. He is pursuing a major in Marketing, and is enrolled in the Honors Integrated Business and Engineering program. He is getting other minors in Business Analytics and Social Psychology. Philip is a Lead Group Fitness Instructor for RecSports and a huge advocate for living life in motion. He is also the Chief Editor for Scarlette Magazine, the fashion magazine on campus. Outside of school, he enjoys anything from exploring Columbus to a movie night with friends.

School information

Ohio State University | OSU

Columbus, OH
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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 Priya and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
8:10@nataliaduran:Durya, how would you describe your experience in stem classes as a woman? Do you feel like your classes have a good boy/girl ratio?
9:23@BrandonG:How has transitioning from out of state to OSU been?
11:08@BrandonG:How is OSU's Physical Therapy program?
12:12@yash_m:what is student life like at OSU? ex. nightlife, parties, friendships, etc
15:41@Laqmuah:How did you know what you wanted to major in?
19:21@anonymous:Would you consider OSU to be all inclusive with all communities
22:06@anonymous:How do you find the Premed advising and support?
26:28@anonymous:How big are some of the lecture halls and was it easy to keep up in a class size that big?
30:16@Fatima:How is it like living in the dorms?
42:12@BrandonG:How is your school spirit at the school?

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