City of Residence: Taipei
School: Putai High School
Intended major: Medical Science
Age during program: Grade 12
Ivy is a medical student who wants to be a doctor. She has previous volunteer experience in the medical field, where she observed and assisted doctors. She has taken part in a number of Medical Science Summer Courses/Camps and this led to her growing interest in this area.
★ King’s College London
What challenges did she face?
- Despite having some medical science background, she needed to deep dive and study about a specific hormone – cortisol – in order to complete her research paper.
The mentor is a health psychology lecturer who holds a PhD in Psychology from UCL
How did our program help her?
- Her mentor taught her how to write a scientific article with citations, something she had never done before.
- Her mentor wrote her a letter of recommendation, which aided her application at King’s College London.