Grad of the Week: Silvia Jauregui
MCU is pleased to shine a light on a few of our students who are members of the Class of 2021 and are candidates for graduation for Spring 2021.
What is your major?
Bachelor of Science in Biology
What are your hopes and plans after graduation?
I plan to pursue a master’s degree. Afterward, I hope to attend medical school.
What have you been involved in while at MCU?
Throughout my undergraduate studies at MCU, I have been involved in a couple of research projects with science professors, a hospital internship, and am a member of the Marymount Student Government.
What is your favorite memory of MCU?
When I think of MCU, I think of all the people that make this institution great. I will forever cherish all the friendships I’ve made, and all the extraordinary faculty and staff that have made my undergrad experience memorable. Another favorite memory was going to events and trips, those were always fun.
What advice do you have for other students?
Build relationships with professors, advisors, department directors, and staff. Additionally, become friends with your classmates. It is always nice to have someone to lean on. And, do not forget to enjoy these years, they fly by.
What was your favorite experience at MCU?
MCU views are like no other. Eating at the cafe facing the ocean, homework/study groups by the pool, and chilling on the lounge chairs in the sun. The campus is absolutely beautiful.
What was your favorite class at MCU and why?
I cannot possibly choose one. I loved every class taught by John, Valarie, Kevin, Silvana, Monica, Ron, and Brooke. All of my science professors are magnificent. Outside of my major, some of my favorite classes were with Carlos Royal, Matthew Fisher, and Robert Doyle.
Who inspired you at MCU and why?
All of my science professors inspire me. Not only are they highly educated, but they truly care for our success. I have been so fortunate to be surrounded by this group of academic personnel. I’ve built close relationships with a few of them, they are my support system in school and in my personal life. They inspire me every day.