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Name: Nivedita K.

Hometown: Mukilteo, WA

Anticipated Major: Undecided Pre-Med

How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply? I have always been interested in medicine and over the years seeing all the medical research and technology Hopkins has produced inspired me to be part of that action!

Who is the most influential person in your life and why? My parents. They have always been there to motivate me πŸ™‚

Is there a quote or motto that inspires you? What is it and what does it mean to you? The Office is one of my favorite shows, and it’s inspiring how no one takes Michael seriously, but he is able to create a company that unsettles Dunder-Mifflin.

What are you most excited to do in Baltimore? Explore research clinics and food places!

What do you hope to get involved in on campus? Dance teams and cultural + social service clubs πŸ™‚

How has your family background or life experiences shaped you? Higher education has made a huge difference in my family, and I really respect and value the hard work my parents and grandparents have put in to get me to where I am today.

What crazy invention would you love to design? A full-functioning human heart.

What book, album/song, or TV show has had a profound influence on your life? The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck (book)

What are you most excited for about college and/or coming to Hopkins? Meeting new people and research opportunities!

What is the accomplishment you’re most proud of? (big or small!) Creating my own social service club and finishing successful fundraisers through that.