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Nancy ’23


September 16, 2022

Meet Nancy ’23

Hello! My name is Nancy, and I am a Biochemistry major from Houston, Texas. I am involved with Scripps’ Latinx affinity group, Café con Leche along with Chicano Latino Student Affairs (CLSA). I am a mentor for these communities to help incoming students with the transition to college life. In my free time, I like […]

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April 15, 2022

Café con Leche at Scripps!

Scripps College’s SCORE (Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment), helps unite students from different backgrounds and identities through clubs and organizations. This creates an inclusive community in Scripps College that continues to thrive through the spaces provided to support underrepresented and historically marginalized students.  I am proud to be part of Scripps’ Café con Leche, […]

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December 13, 2021

Next Steps After a College Acceptance!

The acceptance letter is just the beginning of the Scripps experience! After this amazing accomplishment, it is valid to feel anxious about the next steps. Here are some tips! Connect with others: Connect with current students, admitted students, and even admissions officers. Highschool and college can be different when it comes to academics, social, and overall […]

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April 18, 2021

Mastering Organic Chemistry

Organic chemistry requires consistency and self-discipline. Out of all of my other courses, I have spent the most time studying for organic chemistry. Staying consistent with studying and doing practice problems was the challenging part of the course. I will share my strategies and resources that has helped me improve and enjoy organic chemistry! Try […]

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February 12, 2021

Time Management in College

In college, time management is vital to balancing academics, extracurricular, health (mental, physical, emotional and spiritual), a social life and jobs or internships. As I continue to take upper-level courses and become more engaged with my community, I have found that managing my time has become easier. This was not the case in the beginning […]

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January 15, 2021

Having a Sense of Belonging: SCORE and Turf Dinner

Scripps College’s SCORE (Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment), helps unite students from different backgrounds and identities through clubs and organizations. This creates an inclusive community in Scripps College that continues to thrive through the spaces provided to support underrepresented and historically marginalized students.  I am proud to be part of Scripps’ Café con Leche, […]

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December 22, 2020

You’ve Applied to College, Now What?

Now that you’ve applied to Scripps and the other colleges on your list, we’re sure that you’re looking for things to do to distract yourself before the long wait for decisions to come out. Especially since some fun winter activities you might do over your break aren’t feasible or Covid safe, here are 10 suggestions […]

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December 18, 2020

Congratulations, you got into Scripps College! Now what?

The acceptance letter is just the beginning of the Scripps experience! After this amazing accomplishment, it is valid to feel anxious about the next steps. Here are some tips! Connect with others: Connect with current students, admitted students, and even admissions officers. Highschool and college can be different when it comes to academics, social, and […]

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November 13, 2020

Nancy’s Passion and Goals: Biochemistry and Medicine

Science never made it on the list to the question “What do you want to major in?”. The idea of going into this male-dominated field was absurd, especially within medicine. Everything changed in high-school when my chemistry teacher talked about her experience as a Biochemistry major during her years in undergrad.  Topics such as developing […]

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Scripps during the Time of Coronavirus

As highschool seniors are applying to colleges around the country, a sense of uncertainty still lingers about the ‘college experience’ during the pandemic. I hope to bring a sense of relief by talking about my experience with the transition from in-person classes to virtual college or as many have called it, “ZOOM University”.  Initially, the […]

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October 8, 2020

Nancy says Hello!

Hello! My name is Nancy, and I am a Biochemistry major from Houston, Texas. I am involved with Scripps’ Latinx affinity group, Café con Leche along with Chicano Latino Student Affairs (CLSA) and First-Generation at Scripps. I am a mentor for these communities to help incoming students with the transition to college life. In my free […]

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