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Chr i s t i naSe i xAc ade myPar e ntNe we l e t t e r

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Gr egc ur r ent l ys er vesasCSA’ sPr ogr am Anal ys t .Hi swor k pr i mar i l yc ons i s t sofhel pi ngwi t hdat aanal ys i sf ort he Admi s s i onsandI RCdepar t ment s .Heal s os er vesasan admi s s i onsas s oc i at e,wher ei nheas s es s esandi nt er vi ews f ami l i est hatappl yt oCSA. “Hebr i ngsat onofener gy, ”s t at esCSA’ sHeadofSc hoolDr . Conor .“Gr eg' st r aj ec t or yasani ndependents t udentandhi s ac hi evement sasagr aduat ef r om apr es t i gi ousuni ver s i t y al l owsCSAt ohaveagr eatmal er ol emodelf orours t udent s . ” Bor nandr ai s edi nCl evel and,Ohi o,Gr egmadehi swayt oNew J er s eyi n2009t oat t endPr i nc et onUni ver s i t y. Ref l ec t i ngonhi sc ol l egeexper i enc e,Gr egs t at es ,“Ir eal l y enj oyedmyt i meatPr i nc et on.Iwasabl et omakel i f el ong f r i ends hi ps ,s t udyabr oadi nf ourdi f f er entc ount r i es ( Tanzani a,I t al y,Pol and,andSout hAf r i c a) ,gr aduat ewi t ht he ac ademi cdi s t i nc t i onofHi ghHonor s ,andexpandmy knowl edge,val ues ,andwor l dvi ews .

I naddi t i ont ohi sr ol eas Pr ogr am Anal ys t ,Gr egc an bes eenhel pi ngoutand i nt er ac t i ngwi t ht he s t udent sdur i ngl unc ht i me. Ki nder gar t ent eac herCar i Wel s hs t at es ,“Mys t udent s getext r emel yexc i t edwhen Gr egs i t swi t ht hem f or l unc h.He' sver yengagi ng ands eemst os i nc er el y enj oyget t i ngt oknow t hem. ” Whenas kedwhyhec hos et o s t ar thi sc ar eeri n educ at i on,Gr egs t at es ,“A l ar gepar tofwhoIam i sa r es ul tofbot ht hevar i ous r ol emodel sIwasexpos ed t oasac hi l d,al ongwi t ht he var i ouseduc at i onal oppor t uni t i esIwas pr ovi ded.Asar es ul t ,Iwant t opayi tf or war dt hr ougha c ar eeri neduc at i onand hel pc hi l dr ent or eac ht hei r f ul lac ademi candper s onal pot ent i al . ”


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