The Me-to-We Movement

Why the University of Oregon?


My mother first introduced me to the me-to-we way of life. She has always been my heroine and my source of motivation. Her primary concern as a physician is to help as many people as possible. At first, I did not understand why she always worked fourteen hours a day and constantly checked on her patients. When I entered college, I came to realize that she is selflessly trying to provide the best care to patients with cancer. Like my mother, my father engaged in work with a broad purpose. He conducted research at New York University on the effect of stressors on the brain for more than a decade. Since I was young, I appreciated my parents’ hard work and their impact on our community. Now, I can embark on a long but exciting journey to use my knowledge and the power of science to benefit world citizens. I began my first research internship in the summer of sophomore year in high school. This life-changing experience introduced me to the intellectually engaging process of biological research. Since then, I want to engage in biomedical research in an academic setting because it is a perfect synchronization of cutting edge scientific discovery and medical treatment that will enhance the lives of countless people.

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