Elvis Wu

Elvis Wu

Elvis Wu

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

Elvis’s dream is to get accepted into NYU’s economics major. His primary academic interests are for Economics, Mathematics and Physics. He is a strong communicator and multi-talented student who recently built a device which aids the elderly with memory and organization amongst other things.

What challenges did he face?

  • Elvis was courageous enough to attempt a topic on Quantum Economics, which is something entirely new to him.

Matched professor:

An Economics Professor & Lecturer at New York University. Prior to this, she served as senior officer at the US Trust, an economist at Citigroup, a risk policymaker at JPMorganChase, and consultant for large corporations in the U.S. and overseas government and institutions. 

How did our program help him?

  • Elvis deep-dive into his topic of interest and learnt many key concept such as fiscal and monetary policies, interconnectedness and business cycles.
  • Through the mentorship program, he was able to work with a distinguished professor and finished with a research paper.

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

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