Rutgers University Student Panel

Recorded Monday, September 21 at 08:00 PM

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About this livestream

School information

Rutgers University–New Brunswick | Rutgers

New Brunswick, NJ

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

🎙 Guest Moderator: Dana Lambert

Meet the panelists: Nivedita, Nish, and Tanvi

Nivedita is a junior in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Biotechnology, and a minor in Art History. She is involved in undergraduate research at the Department of Genetics, where she is working on a project to better understand Lesch-Nyhan syndrome. Nivedita is a campus tour guide and the Tour Coordinator for the Douglass Red Pine Ambassadors and is a member of the Honors College Student Wellness Committee. Outside of school, she enjoys traveling, watercolor painting, cooking, and spending time with friends.

Nish is a junior in the Honors College, pursuing a Bachelor's in Cell Biology and Neuroscience with minors in Cognitive Science and Comparative Literature. Nish is an undergraduate researcher in a neuroscience lab at Rutgers, as well as a Fellow with Rutgers Women in Neuroscience. Outside of school, she enjoys playing guitar, cooking, and watching movies with friends.

Tanvi is a rising junior at the Honors College. I'm majoring in Cell Biology and Neuroscience and minoring in Linguistics, and I hope to pursue an MD/PhD after graduation. I am heavily involved in research at Rutgers, helped found the Rutgers Undergraduate Research Journal, and was named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar for my research in macrophage-mediated pulmonary inflammation. I am also part of the Rutgers Club Fencing Team and I am involved in a lot of teaching and mentoring activities on campus.

School information

Rutgers University–New Brunswick | Rutgers

New Brunswick, NJ

Audience questions

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13:37@anonymous:waht are the internship and research opportunities for freshmen?
15:56@ebmn4641:Hi! Whats the living situation like considering that the campus is more spread out than most other schools?
18:14@anonymous:Do feel like the community there is welcoming and there’s always an opportunity to grow ?
20:21@anonymous:What piece of advice would you give your freshman self?
22:38@anonymous:How are the science or pre med related programs at Rutgers?
27:11@anonymous:Hows the food on campus? Are there restaurants near by?
28:29@millyruiz:Hi! How does a normal day in campus look like for you?
30:51@anonymous:are there opportunities to study abroad as a science major/premed?
32:25@anonymous:How did you start your essay when applying to colleges?
34:29@anonymous:Are you able to choose when you want your classes? If so, can yoi explain why you picked classes at certain times?
35:54@anonymous:What should I expect going into college is it difficult or is it a balance?
39:13@anonymous:What is a difficulty you've encountered at Rutgers?
41:11@anonymous:If you go in as undecided, which campus do you end up on?
43:53@anonymous:do you consider the campus clean and friendly?
46:55@anonymous:What is it like being a woman in STEM at Rutgers?


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