Brianna Gao

Brianna Gao

Brianna Gao

City of Residence: Shanghai, China
Shanghai Weiyu International
Intended major:
Age during program:
Grade 11

Geography, Economics, Music, and Dance are Brianna’s favorite subjects in school. She is in the top 30% of her class and hopes to attend New York University, UCLA, USC, University of Rochester, or Tufts University.

What challenges did she face?

  • Due to her school and personal commitments, she faced some time management issues.
  • She is interested in psychology but is still a novice in the discipline, so she has a lot of ground to cover.

Matched professor:

The mentor is a psychology lecturer at Princeton University and the University of Washington Tacoma. He also works as a psychologist at Central Michigan University.

How did our program help her?

  • Her responsibility at the end of the mentorship program was to give the mentor a PowerPoint presentation. She was able to learn about communication and presenting abilities as a result of this.
  • For her final project, she was exposed to seeking, reading, and summarizing literature articles.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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