It is a rewarding experience being born in the United States and spending a significant portion of my childhood living overseas in Amman, Jordan. When I returned to the United States, I felt the urgency of establishing myself in all endeavors. I grew socially and academically resulting in many achievements, one of which was graduating from high school with High Honors. Since then, my identity has been dramatically shaped. Through my experiences, hard work and commitment I continue on my journey of self-development and boundless opportunities.
Fall Semester 2016 marks my second year at Rutgers University. My academic and social passion has driven me to the health care, psychology and social justice fields of study. As a result, I maintain my active involvement in non-profit organizations that adopt orphans around the globe, end water crisis by building wells, and secure a safe life for refugees. My involvement with such organizations inspires me to merge my career goals in health care, psychology and social justice together. I recently started volunteering at a medical hospital and searching for medical internships and research opportunities. I believe that will serve and prepare me for medical school. My long term goals include graduating from medical school and working for a non-profit organization that allows me to spend time abroad helping those who lack basic health care. I believe a significant contributor to achieving my goals can be using the tremendous resources provided by America Needs You. They will be my guide to success.