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“One of my favorite things about Rutgers is the community. I have never been surrounded by so many hard-working individuals who support me and push me to new challenges every day. I would not be the person I am today without any of them.”
Psychology and Education
School of Arts and Sciences and Graduate School of Education
Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Alexandra's Story

Alexandra is Vice President of the Women’s Club Lacrosse Team, which traveled to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to play in regionals. She is the Ronald McDonald Chair of Project Sunshine, taking club members to the Ronald McDonald House near campus to cook meals for families staying there. She is also a Peer Mentor for the College Support Program, which mentors students at Rutgers with autism and helps with their executive and social functioning skills. She participated in Rutgers University Dance Marathon and donated her hair. Se also attended the Collegiate Information and Visitor Services Association (CIVSA) Student Development Institute in Alabama and participated in round table discussions and presentations by fellow students about topics related to visitor services and tour programs. Alexandra's future career aspiration is to become an elementary or special education teacher.