City of residence: Orlando, Florida
School: Father Lopez Catholic High School
Intended Major: Biology
Age during program: Rising 12th grader
Saavi excels in math and science classes in school and has been part of learning opportunities with UCF. Her passion lies in the field of biology and medicine, as well as neuroscience.
What challenges did she face?
- To prepare herself for university, Saavi would need to get familiar with researching and reading scientific papers.
A research assistant professor at Tufts University whose research work was incldued in the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science.
How did our program help her?
- Her writing improved significantly throughout the program and eventually she was summarizing and reasoning about scientific topics at a high level.