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The Road To Wall Street Program: Jose Baez

Jose Baez

My name is Jose Baez and I am a rising junior at Rutgers University majoring in finance. Last year I transferred to Rutgers to increase my candidacy for a career on Wall Street and I went through an adjustment period. I wanted to share my story to show that having GRIT and perseverance can take you a long way. During the Fall semester I struggled and finished with a 2.8 GPA which was a lot lower than what I had at my…


Fulbright Scholarship - Alexander Lopez-Perez

Alexander Lopez-Perez

While many of you know I am currently a Fulbright grantee, I am sure that I've forgotten to inform a number of my mentors. I wanted to share this update with all of you whom I miss and value, for there have been many moments in my time here so far that I’ve thought about you, or a lesson or experience we’ve had. Truly, I am  reminded of how appreciative I am of my education on campus, the longer I've been away…


Study Abroad Experience - Perpetual Tamakloe

Perpetual Tamakloe

A wise man once proclaimed, “Some travel to see the difference, others travel to be the difference”. Though I agree with both aspects of the quote I must say studying abroad in Tanzania gave me both. I was able to draw sharp contrasts and interesting parallels while fully immersing myself in the culture through various channels. Our trip primarily focused on healthcare delivery in the two most prominent hospitals in…


Fall Regional Conference by Gloria Salas Paucar

Gloria Salas Paucar

This past week, I attended the Fall Regional Conference with the Minority Engineering Educational Task in Danvers, MA. At this conference, I attended various workshops that ranged from financial and economic literacy to learning how to establish my personal brand on LinkedIn. There was a career fair with 20 companies and I had the opportunity to talk to recruiters from Mitre, General Motors, Harris Corporation, Johnson &…


Study Abroad Experience - Shaniya Wilson-Harper

Shaniya Wilson-Harper

Taking the initiative to study abroad had to have been one of the greatest decisions I have ever made and one of the biggest blessings I have been given thus far. Of course, if it was not for SAEE (Student Access and Educational Equity) and the Douglass Residential College, studying abroad would have remained an unrealistic goal of mine. Greece taught me how to take risks (cliff jumping into the…