City of residence: Orlando, Florida
School: Father Lopez Catholic High School
Intended Major: Biology
Age during program: Rising 12th grader
Saavi’s forte is in math and science and she has participated in UCF learning opportunities. Biology and medicine, as well as neurology, are her areas of interest.
What challenges did she face?
- Saavi would need to familiarize herself with researching and reading scientific publications in order to prepare for university.
The mentor works at Tufts University as a Research Assistant Professor. His research work was included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science.
How did our program help her?
- Her writing improved tremendously over the course of the program, and she was eventually able to sum up and reason about scientific topics at a high level.