Brianna Gao

Brianna Gao

Brianna Gao

City of Residence: Shanghai, China
Shanghai Weiyu International
Intended major:
Age during program:
Grade 11

Brianna’s favorite subjects in school are Geography, Economics, Music and Dance. She is ranked top 30% in class and aspires to enter either NYU, UCLA, USC, University of Rochester or Tufts University.

What challenges did she face?

  • She had a bit of time management issue due to school and personal commitment.
  • Interested in psychology but still a green horn in this field, she has a lot of basics to catch up on.

Matched professor:

A full-time lecturer in psychology at Princeton University and University of Washington Tacoma. He is also a psychological scientist at Central Michigan University.

How did our program help her?

  • At the end of the mentorship program, her task was to do a PowerPoint presentation for the mentor. This enabled her to learn about communication and presentation skills.
  • She got exposed to searching, reading and summarizing literature articles for her final project.

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

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