Sonia Mai

Sonia Mai

Sonia Mai

Residency: Newport Coast, California
School: Sage Hill School
Intended Major: Art History
Age: Rising 12th grader

Sonia has a 4.03 GPA, which places her at the top of her class. Art history is her main academic interest. She has studied modern and ancient art history in art history classes.  As a president of the Art and Design Club in school, she enjoys creative arts and serves as a designer and contributor to a student publication.

University Acceptance

★ Case Western Reserve University + Scholarship

★ Northeastern University

What challenges did she face?

  • She had to learn new vocabulary and concepts that she had never heard of before.
  • She was given research papers that were higher than her level and was required to write a college-level research paper as well.

Matched professor:

The mentor holds positions as a core curriculum instructor in Art Humanities and a Teaching Assistant in Art, History, and Archaeology at Columbia University. His key study interests are Greek and Roman archaeology.

How did our program help her?

  • She finished the program with a research paper that would be suitable for a college application.
  • The mentor has agreed to write a reference letter when she is ready to apply to colleges.

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

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