David is pursuing a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology at Boston College. He is graduating this Winter, and currently holds a 3.7 cumulative GPA on the premed track. Additionally, David recently took the MCAT (medical college admissions test), scoring within the top 4% of test takers. He spends much of his time outside of classes at a Diabetes research lab on campus, which aims to target the microbiome as a possible therapeutic agent. David has had several leadership experiences in various programs and projects, including but not limited to his experiences as Vice President and cofounder of Volunteers Around the World (collegiate medical service trip club), a community leader for Boston College’s Korean Student Association, and as a head coach for East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Let’s Get Movin’ after school fitness program. He has many passions outside of his extracurriculars, such as playing basketball, learning classical and jazz piano, and investing in emerging markets. Over the course of his tutoring experiences, David has developed a teaching philosophy centered around improving the self esteem and efficacy of the student, to ultimately motivate and inspire growth.
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