Peer Pre-Health Advisors

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Polycarpe Bagereka ’22

PRE-MED
Major: Chemistry, Biochemistry Minor
Interests: Palliative Care, Public Health, Houston Rockets
Campus activities: Men Of Color President, CPA Board, Chemistry Student Departmental Advisor
Ask me about: Accessibility and representation in healthcare; off-campus research opportunities; the chemistry department and major!

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Andrew Dale ’25
PRE-DENT
Major: Undecided—Prospective Biology or Chemistry
Interests: Dentistry, Hockey, Making Wooden Fishing Lures, Keeping Saltwater fish and corals, Fishing in all climates
Campus Activities: Fellowship in Christ, Men’s Club Ice Hockey
Ask me About: Pre-dental opportunities at Carleton, Finding dental experience opportunities in your home town, and learning to work with your hands
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Trevor Jones ’23
PRE-MED
Major: Biology
Interests: Pediatric oncology, clinical computational oncology, country music, sports
Campus Activities: Men’s soccer, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Project Friendship, TOPSoccer, CPA
Ask me about: Being pre-health as a student athlete, studying abroad, finding research opportunities, networking, volunteering
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Serena E. Lee ’22
PRE-VET
Major: Biology
Interests: biology, biochemistry, conservation medicine, volunteering, sports, travel
Campus Activities: Varsity Swimming and Diving
Ask me about: shadowing, pre-vet courses and timeline, pre-vet resources, veterinary volunteering abroad, non-clinical animal experience opportunities
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Jemsy Mathew ’25

PRE-MED
Major:
Undecided
Interests: Genetics, Immunology, Biomathematics, the Arabic Language, Chess, the MCU and Harry Potter.
Campus activities: Carleton’s QuestBridge chapter, Karate club, and Badminton club.
Ask me about: Summer REU (research experiences for undergraduates) programs.

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Anwesha Mukherji ’23
PRE-VET
Major: Biology
Interests: Wildlife conservation and rehabilitation, music (I play flute!), photography, hiking, mixed animal medicine, physiology, mathematics
Campus activities: Music, Students Engaging in Essential Dialogue (SEED), Student-Faculty Research, Teacher’s Assistant, CPA pre-health mentor
Ask me about: Anything related to the pre-vet track. This includes finding and applying to shadowing/internship/volunteering opportunities to gain a variety of veterinary or animal experience, vet school requirements, planning out your course schedule at Carleton, and balancing pre-vet requirements with other academic interests.
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Anita Obor ’24
PRE-NURSING
Major: undecided but Prospective Psychology Major
Interests: neonatal nursing, midwifery, anesthesiology, yoga, history, creative writing
Campus Activities: CPA, Carleton Equestrian Team, Badminton Club
Ask me about: Being a pre-nursing student, nursing schools, internships, volunteering, research opportunities.
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Lora Randa ’23

PRE-MED, PRE-PUBLIC HEALTH
Major
: Biology
Interests: Translational medicine, biochemistry, public health
Activities: Amnesty International, chemistry prefect, research, CPA Board
Ask me about: Finding on and off campus research opportunities, public health opportunities, clinical volunteering

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Moira Rankin ’25
PRE-VET
Major: Prospective Biology Major
Interests: Conservation and exotic medicine, biology, anthropology, creative writing, Spanish, athletics
Campus activities: Varsity Softball, CPA Board
Ask me about: Veterinary experience opportunities, vet school requirements and 4-year planning, different pre-vet pathways and potential disciplines.
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Emilie Scott ’24
PRE-MED
Major:
Undecided, prospective Biology or Chemistry
Interests: Public Health, Neuroscience, mitigating implicit bias in the medical field, Spanish Language, ballet, running
Campus Activities: Biology Research, CPA Board, Ballet
Ask me about: Alumni outreach and externships, working off campus, becoming a CNA, obtaining an EMT certification, finding summer and winter break healthcare opportunities, time management as a pre-health student
Contact details: 360-900-9775
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Miriam Shteyman ’25
PRE-DENT
Major: prospective psychology major
Interests: Hiking, skiing, working out, playing tennis, hanging out with friends, reading, dentistry, orthodontics
Campus activities: Varsity Women’s tennis, CPA (board member)
Ask me about: The pre-dental track at Carleton, shadowing and/or volunteering opportunities in the dental field, specializations in dentistry, the psych major, and being a pre-health student-athlete