Asian Male, 500k, Illinois
GPA UW: 3.95 -(freshman year screwed me)
6 APS-(only took aps that i cared about, because screw any class that I don’t like)
Intended Major: Psychology, Neuroscience
Founded a non-profit that made masks via a 3d printer, an donated 5,000+ to local hospitals
Created a medical newsletter directed towards the younger generation
CEO/Founder of a mentorship program that allows people to just “talk” anonymously or not(don’t want to be too specific)
Interned/Shadowed a licensed psychiatrist
President of Identity Club (2 years)
Spent a year abroad in Costa Rica teaching english, volunteering at the orphanage, environmental restoration
Photography- My theme was capturing the essence of human emotion(took most of my pictures in Costa Rica)
Rock Climbing- I am an avid rock climber and have become quite good(no awards)
I know talking about mental health is a taboo, but I feel that it shows why I am so invested in the brain and mental health. Spoke about my own struggle with depression and suicidal ideation, but did it in a way where I didn’t seem like a liability, and instead an asset.
IDK hopefully good.