I am a biology major as well as a member of the Pre-Dental Society, Operation Smile, Medlife, and LASA. I am originally from Venezuela. After taking CHEM 1300 last semester, I noticed it was a difficult course, therefore, I decided to help students who are currently taking the class by becoming an SI leader. My hobbies are Soccer and Volleyball.
Hi! My name is Krina Patel, I am a sophomore majoring in biology and minoring in Spanish. My hometown is Haines City, Florida. I became a SI Leader because I thought it would be a great way to get involved on campus and help others. In my free time, I really like to travel and paint.
My name is Annabelle Terry and I am a sophomore here at NSU. I am currently an Exercise Science major. I am from Boise, ID and originally moved to Florida to study marine biology. I teach yoga and meditation on campus, and became an SI to help students with courses I struggled with myself.
Hello! My name is Rishabh Kasarla and I am a Sophomore at NSU pursuing a Biology major. I am from Edison, NJ. On campus, I am part of the Scientific Honors Society and Medlife. I chose to do SI because I love teaching and I think it is the best way to review what I already learned. A fun fact about myself is that I am a magician and I won NSU Got Talent 2019.
Hello Everyone! My name is Geena Song, a Sophomore here at NSU. Before coming to Florida, I lived in the desert, hot Arizona. Fun fact about myself, I also lived in Indiana, Minnesota, and Korea. I am currently in biology major and the Dual Dental Program. Some of the clubs and organizations I am part of include MedLife, Pre-Dental Society, and Tennis. I chose to do SI because I found out that I loved watching my peers grow and succeed in their class when I helped them with challenging subjects such as Chemistry. Likewise, I want to help all of you guys succeed during your time at NSU!
Hello! My name is Shweta and I am from Bedminster, New Jersey. I am currently a junior majoring in biology and minoring in global engagement and honors transdisciplinary studies. I am a part of the Razor’s Edge Global program and Delta Epsilon Mu, a pre-health co-ed fraternity on campus. A fun fact about me is I play the violin and I like to bake during my free time. I love being an SI leader because I can help students take difficult concepts from class to be more manageable and fun!
Hello! I am a senior biology major with minors in public health and research design. I am also a dual admit physician assistant student, and I can’t wait to continue my education at this university! I am secretary of NSU’s Parasitology Club, a member of Pre-PA Society, and a Razor’s Edge Research Scholar. I am from Reading, Pennsylvania but I much prefer the South Florida weather. I chose to become an SI due to the positive impact other tutors/instructors had on me for very difficult classes, and I’d like to be able to do that for other people! When I’m not leading sessions or taking classes I’m either at the beach, cooking crazy dinners, or binge-watching project runway on Hulu. Hope to see you around campus!
Hi, my name is Daran Amini, and I am from San Jose, California. I am a sophomore majoring in Biology. I am a dual admission student for the College of Osteopathic Medicine. I chose to become an SI leader to get more involved on campus, and help my fellow classmates succeed. A fun fact about me is I love to play golf!
Hi there! My name is Mariana Mendez, I'm a Senior majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience. I'm a member of the Neuroscience Club and Medlife Club. I'm also a sister in Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority. I'm from Belize which is a small country in Central America. I have a strong passion for learning and for science. I hope to help students excel in class as well as inspire them to enjoy science and learning. Through SI, I am able to share my passions with my students and am able to help them succeed. Fun Fact! I am a licensed scuba diver and hope to dive in the Great Blue Hole which is a 124 m deep sinkhole off the coast of Belize.
Hey everyone, my name is Patrick and I am from Miramar, Florida. I am currently a third-year student majoring in Biology and minoring in Behavioral Neuroscience and Honors Transdisciplinary Studies. I am also a member of the Honors College and the Dual Degree Osteopathic Medical program. Currently, I conduct neuro-metabolic research at the Center for Collaborative Research and am a member of ScienceAlive, MEDLIFE, as well as the co-founder of a student-run organization called Children’s Advocates. I chose to do SI because I recently discovered a passion for teaching and wanted to assist as many people as possible with tackling historically challenging classes. Some fun facts about me is that I am Filipino and have been playing the piano since the age of 5.
Hi! My name is Pallavi and I’m from Northern Virginia. I am a junior Biology Major with a minor in Studio Art and Behavioral Neuroscience. I’m also part of MEDLIFE and the SKY Yoga and Meditation organization on campus. I love helping students reach their “aha!” and “lightbulb” moments, which is why I chose to become an SI Leader. In my free time, I love sketching nature, hiking, and playing board games!