Residency: Newport Coast, California
School: Sage Hill School
Intended Major: Art History
Age: Rising 12th grader
Felicia has a defined goal and research questions in mind before signing up for the mentorship program. She has a strong interest in science and technology. She is fascinated by society and the interplay of individuals, groups, and institutions.
★ Georgetown University
What challenges did she face?
- Initially, Felicia was having trouble finding certain articles and books that her mentor had recommended. It was frustrating but she overcame them and did not let them hold her back.
- She was required to read academic articles in a variety of fields, including Science and Technology Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, and Organizational Management.
The mentor is a lecturer who teaches Urban Health and Criminal Justice at the University of Pennsylvania. He is particularly interested in health, criminal justice, gender, social psychology, and military studies.
How did our program help her?
- She was able to write an amazing research paper as a result of her extensive reading in many disciplines.
- At the program’s conclusion, her mentor was pleasantly impressed with her work and wrote several recommendation letters for her.