Richel was considered the ‘jack of all trades’ when she was younger and had a difficult time finding her own direction. It wasn’t until she came to Rutgers that she found what she was truly passionate about.
While at Rutgers, Taylor Au has learned to appreciate the little things and act with purpose.
These students are working hard both inside and outside of class. Learn what inspires them and how to motivate yourself to stay true to your fitness goals this semester.
With exams in our midst, we must seek a study spot to claim our own. Here are some neat spots if you have no idea where you can study on each campus.
Tatianna came to Rutgers with a completely different mindset on what she wanted to do in life. After being asked what she really enjoyed doing, she focused on her passion. Ever since, she’s had various internships and been inducted in one of the most esteemed honor societies at Rutgers.
Ajay Kashi, a senior studying chemical engineering and physics, has conducted research on renewable energy in world-renowned schools like the University of Southern California and Columbia University. Originally from California, Ajay has always had a specific interest in climate change and has gone a step further by trying to tackle this problem through his involvement both at Rutgers and on an international level.
Sydney’s transition to a new school 3000 miles away from home was tough, but through Rutgers she has been able to immerse her creativity in her work and make new friends.
Victor Gatica had always maintained the belief that he was not good enough to succeed, and was shocked when he was accepted into Rutgers. He jokes that his acceptance was an accident as he tells me about his journey here. Although his acceptance was clearly real, it was conditional.
This piece is part of the Letters to My First-Year Self series in which students (current or past) look back on their first year here at Rutgers and give advice to their former selves. Trapa reminds her first-year self to be ambitious and build a stable support system to help support her throughout college.
Madison is an internationally published HIV researcher and has presented papers in South Africa, Australia and throughout the United States. Get to know the Rutgers grad who will be pursuing graduate studies in social policy at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom this fall.