Residency: Newport Coast, California
School: Sage Hill School
Intended Major: Art History
Age: Rising 12th grader
Prior to the start of the mentorship program, Felicia already has a clear goal and research question in mind. She is extremely interested in technology and science. She enjoys examining society and the relationships between individuals, groups, and institutions.
★ Georgetown University
What challenges did she face?
- She had difficulty accessing specific research and readings that the mentor had suggested. These were frustrations but she overcame the problems in general and did not let them stop her.
- She had to read academic papers from different subjects such as Science Technology Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, and Organizational Management.
A lecturer in Urban Studies and Sociology at University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches Urban Health and Criminal Justice. He is passionate in the research areas of health, criminal justice, gender, social psychology, and the military
How did our program help her?
- The amount of readings in the different subjects led her to writing an impressive research paper.
- The mentor was very impressed with her throughout the program and wrote quite a few recommendation letters for her