Residence: Mysuru, India
School: NPS International School, Mysore
Intended major: Economics
Age during program: 10th grade
She has dream university set on either the London School of Economics or the University of St. Andrews. Outside of her academic studies, she competes in state-level competition swimming as an extracurricular sport. In 2020, her overall school results were 91.4%.
What challenges did she face?
- She already knew the basics of economics, but she needed a strong extracurricular activity to add to her college application portfolio.
- She wants to engage with a mentor who can assist her in preparing for undergraduate curriculum.
The mentor works at the University of Surrey. He serves as a Deputy Head of School, Undergraduate Program Director and Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics.
How did our program help her?
- She was able to learn economics concepts at the undergraduate level with the help of her mentor.
- She gained a lot more experience writing academic research papers, including writing sections on recommendations.