Edward Kim

Midway High School

Q: What are your study tips?
A: Finding an interest in the subject you study.
Q: What are your school and community involvements?
A: I am currently doing policy debate. I’m involved in orchestra. I’m also involved in science fair. I spend a lot of time doing research, especially over the summer. I had an internship in Dallas over the summer. I do UIL academic tournaments. I volunteer for the school and at the Mayborn Museum and the Hewitt Public Library.
Q: What do you plan to do after graduation?
A: I’ve been accepted to Harvard, and I will attend. I’m planning to pursue a pre-medicine track and eventually become a doctor and possibly go even further to become a medical researcher.
Q: What has been your favorite subject?
A: Definitely chemistry. I think it has a great balance between connecting abstract concepts in math with physical reality and observing reactions that occur in front of your eyes.
Q: What has been your most challenging subject?
A: AP U.S. history. You are given a lot of facts and dates, but you have to be able to induce a greater picture of what’s going on.
Q: What is your proudest accomplishment thus far?
A: It has to be going to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and being able to stand on the stage as a best-of-category winner in biochemistry. I will have either a small planet or a meteor named after me.

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