Elvis Wu

Elvis Wu

Elvis Wu

Residence: Shanghai, China
School: Shanghai Guanghua Cambridge International School
Intended major: Economics
Age during program: 11th grade

Elvis’ ambition is to be admitted to NYU’s economics program. Economics, mathematics, and physics are his main academic interests. He communicates well with others and he is a multi-talented student who recently created a device that helps the elderly with memory and organization.

What challenges did he face?

  • Elvis was brave enough to tackle a topic on Quantum Economics, which was the first time he was handling such a difficult topic.

Matched professor:

The mentor works as an Economics Professor and Lecturer at New York University.. She formerly worked as a senior officer at the US Trust, an economist at Citigroup, a risk policymaker at JPMorganChase, and a consultant for major firms in the US and abroad.

How did our program help him?

  • Elvis explored his chosen topic and learned several fundamental concepts such as fiscal and monetary policies, interconnectedness, and business cycles.
  • He was able to collaborate with a reputable professor and complete a research paper as part of the mentorship program.

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

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