Clemson University Student Panel
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About this livestream
Ask current Clemson 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: Mary Ann, Maria, Inara
Mary Ann is a junior from Clemson University. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Language and International Health with a concentration in Spanish and a minor in Public Policy. Mary Ann is an active member of two creative inquiries: Stories of Refuge, Detention, and Hospitality and Narratives of the Incarcerated. She is also the VP and co-founder of Middle Eastern Student Association and the engagements coordinator for Planned Parenthood Generation Action. Aside from school, she enjoys reading, spending time with her friends, watching movies, and traveling.
Maria is a junior from Charleston, SC. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in bioengineering with a biomaterials concentration and a French language minor. Maria is a member of the honors college at Clemson as well as the pre-health majors association on campus. Outside of her academic interests Maria enjoys being a part of Bollywood Dance team, Dholna and traveling in her free time.
Inara is a junior microbiology major from Memphis, Tennessee. She is minoring in biology and french and is currently on a pre-med track. After college, she aspires to attend medical school. She is an active member in Clemson Dholna, a Bollywood dance team, and she is a mentor in the COSMIC program for underrepresented students in the college of science. Outside of school, she loves spending time with her family and friends, trying new things, and taking weekend trips to Atlanta and Greenville!
Undergrad College: San Diego State University '12
Graduate College: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, MS; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, MD '23
Work Experience: I have worked as a research scientist in cardiology, including research developing models to study the heart using stem cells - one of which is going to the International Space Station in 2022! While not as exiting, I have also worked in the health insurance industry.
My Admissions Story: I found an advisor I trusted and used their advice and any help they offered. Only good things came from having an extra set of eyes to look at essays and complete applications. The key for me was to find that person early on, and build that advisor-advisee relationship.
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